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Abhishek Singh

Abhishek Singh has written 21 posts for asingh

Powersaving on Linux Laptops

I’ve been a long time Linux fan and user. I have been subscribed to each new software update and eager to install and test the updates. Everything was going fine until a kernel update brought me the very famous Linux Power Regression. Since that day, I’ve been fighting out to save some juice on my […]

Install Picasa 3.9 on Fedora 19

Picasa had been my all-time favourite image manager (even though I’m sharing time with Shotwell these days). While I was awaiting for a native client for Linux, Google swayed away by closing down the Linux support. But this should not let you down as you can still install Picasa for Windows on your Fedora Linux […]

Wiki 11 Nepal

For those who do not know what really Wikipedia is: FYI, Nepalese Wikipedia was the second Indic language to have born after Assamese. But other languages has, since then, rocketed on their growth and Nepalese Wikipedia has since lagging behind in number of articles and active contributors (falling at 8th position on the scale of […]

How to enable gnote status icon?

Gnote is a free and open-source desktop notetaking application written for Linux, cloned from Tomboy by Hubert Figuiere. It uses a Wiki-like linking system to connect notes together. Gnote is part of the GNOME desktop environment, often filling the need for personal information management. With emerge of Gnome Shell (3.x series), there have been some […]

How to enable desired gnome shell theme?

Gnome Shell is the user interface that you see while using Gnome 3.x on various GNU/Linux distributions. Gnome Shell is highly themable, and a wide variety of themes are available on the Internet (see http://gnome-shell.deviantart.com/ for a list of good themes). Fedora 16 comes with Adwaita as the default theme, which many of you would […]

How to use Procmail with ZCS

This article will guide you through setting up Procmail along with Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS). For those who do not know about procmail, it is a mail delivery agent (MDA) capable of sorting incoming mail into various directories and filtering out spam messages. The important feature of procmail is its ability to filter out incoming/outgoing […]

Installing Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS) on CentOS

This guide will take you through installing Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS) which is an integrated bundle of Mail Server, web-documents, and other collaboration services enriched with easy web-administration interfaces. This makes ZCS a good choice for those who do not want to install and configure all the tools and service needed to support the features […]

Sharing the Unconference Way

Humans have a natural tendency to share and socialize. People have ideas they want to discuss with others, get commented upon and build around those ideas. People also love to see, meet and interact with like-minded people and form a team so as to pursue their passion, ideas and dreams. People like to reach out […]

Fedora 15: Post Installation Tasks

Fedora 15 a.k.a. Lovelock, just released, hosts a lot of innovations packaged with it. One of the innovations is GNOME 3 desktop environment. There was a lot of fuss and discussions about the usability of GNOME 3 ranging for people calling it a crap in usability design to the best ever interface ever seen. My […]

OLPC XS: My wishlist

The XO school Server, or XS, is one of the products of the OLPC project, designed to complement the XO laptop. It is a Linux-based OS (a Fedora-based distribution) engineered to be installed on generic low-end servers. (Source: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/School_server) School Server has always been an integral part of OLPC deployments. School Server acts as a […]