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  • How Emacs changed my life

    I became aware of Emacs in my college days but kept using ViM, I was naive and thought no one uses Vim except me. I was proud because I was using something a hacker uses. I actively started using Emacs in the first year of my job. I was working for Curl project in Persistent […]

  • Batch Convert Image to PDF

    Batch Convert Image to PDF

    A friend of mine was looking for a way to batch-convert images into PDFs. Here’s a simple algorithm for converting JPG to PDF using Since I use a Mac, the tutorial will be for Mac/Linux. For Mac, install Brew from here. For Linux, install imagemagick and poppler-utils. Use this one-line script to convert all […]

  • Tmux – Gnu Screen alternative

    I am an ancient user of Gnu Screen. I am the one who will suggest new users use these better tools for servers. Gnu Screen is an excellent tool, but It is tough to configure and learn. Recently I found a replacement. The Tmux! Tmux is very easy to use. The best part is the […]

  • Restore Gnome Default Panels

    Restore Gnome Default Panels

    Many times we screw our gnome desktop panels accidentally. I found a very easy solution to revert them. Just open terminal and type. gconftool-2 –shutdown gconftool –recursive-unset /apps/panel rm -rf ~/.gconf/apps/panel pkill gnome-panel But remember this is not the case when gnome panels get scrambled automatically (Which seems to be a consistent case in Ubutnu […]

  • Gimp – The ultimate

    I am not new user of gimp, but I am also not a power user of gimp too. Recently I was creating a poster for a office event. I used script-fu -> alpha-to-logo scripts. I have to say that gimp is ultimate. I created a animated blinking neon light GIF of my name. Gimp is […]

  • 13.33

    That the ratio you get when you divide 1000 by 75. What that ? that was the ratio of CRPF and Naxalite rebellion. I just realized that a Naxalite only killed 7.5% of one CRPF personnel. View 1 View 2

  • Rubik's cube

    I can solve a Rubik’s cube. That too in less then 10 minutes. Update: Wednesday, March 10 2010 So I have a request to Update it, Guys now I can do it in around 3 minutes.

  • I love you xkcd

    This does not make any sense I want to say that I love xkcd really loud.

  • GTalk Bookmark button

    On of my computer is old RHEL 5.1 on which I am not allowed to install pidgin. So I was trying to figure out how to create a bookmark button for GTalk gadget. Here is the solution. 🙂 javascript:(function(){open(‘’,’_blank’,’width=300,height=445,toolbar=0,status=0,menubar=0,location=0,resizable=1,scrollbars=0′)})();javascript:urchinTracker(‘/talk/outgoing/gadget’) Steps (Firefox): Right click on the Bookmark tool bar. Click on new Bookmark. Copy past he […]

  • 2009 Pulsar 150 specifications

    These are extended or full Bajaj Pulsar 150 specification make 2009.