Monthly Archives: January 2013

ArchLinux – Bleeding Edge Distro

Fed up with crappy and bulky desktop environments that recent Linux distributions (like Fedora, Ubuntu) provides then ArchLinux is the way to go! If you appreciate freedom of selection of what you want in your system, if you want to stay … Continue reading

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VIM Essential Plug-ins

Plugins Being one of the favourite editors, I did some analysis to make it effective while dealing with large code base. Here are some outcomes in the form of external plug-ins: FuzzyFinder – http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=1984 Helps in quick file search, file … Continue reading

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Cygwin Package Manager

I was looking for command line package manager (like apt, yum or pacman) for Cygwin developement environment on Windows, and found one — apt-cyg! wget http://apt-cyg.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/apt-cyg chmod +x apt-cyg mv apt-cyg /usr/local/bin/ apt-cyg install bc This helps in a great … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Autobiography

Few things that differentiated Steve Jobs: Focus – Eliminate distractions, multiple ideas/products and narrow down scope to limited number of ideas, concentrating all available resources for best possible execution. Design Driven Engineering – Design simple, spiritually pure and elegant design … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Macintosh Demonstration

Link Yet to experience such a reception for technology! Last few moments of video are actually beyond words! Here is link to pictures and stories of original Macintosh Team, http://folklore.org/index.py

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Speeding up Compilation

Ccache Or rather recompilation to be specific! Install ccache package http://ccache.samba.org/ using, $ sudo yum install ccache or $ sudo apt-get install ccache This should create a soft link to ccache for gcc (and cc as well) in /usr/lib/ccache directory. If you … Continue reading

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