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Abhishek Singh

Abhishek Singh has written 21 posts for asingh

Digital Photography Tools on GNU/Linux

I’ve been a long time GNU/Linux user and have been using Fedora Linux for almost all of the digital computing. Just recently I bought a Nikon D3100 DSLR and plunged into a new realm — Digital Photography. Until before, most of my work consisted of System Administration, at which GNU/Linux was pretty powerful and I […]

OLE Nepal releases new interface for E-Pustakalaya

On the occasion of National Education Day 2067, Open Learning Exchange Nepal (OLE Nepal) announces the launch of E-Pustakalaya, an education-centered electronic library that can be accessed from the Internet (www.pustakalaya.org), or installed at a school or community center without Internet access. The E-Pustakalaya contains a variety of material that fall into seven main categories, […]

When Open Source meets Education

Free, Open and/or Libre software has been a buzz-word in media and technology spheres apart. A lot of heat is surrounding its implementation, specially in developing countries. When there are a lot of confusions concerning how open source can be used to leverage the benefits of ICT and its impact on the areas of implementation, […]

E-Pustakalaya: An evolving online library

OLE Nepal’s implementation model focuses on the creation and distribution of content. A digital library, in this case E-Pustakalaya (E-Library), is an integral part of this model. E-Pustakalaya is envisioned as a common resource of a variety of educational texts and reference materials, not unlike any physical library. Its User Interface (UI) development is also […]

Barcamp Kathmandu 2010: Expectations, Experience and Suggestions

This was the first barcamp that I got to attend on 28 August, 2010. I had already missed the previous year's barcamp. I was a bit late to reach the barcamp, as I arrived there at around 10:10, and had already missed a session on Crowdsourcing and Microwork in Nepal by Mark Sears. I arrived […]

Fez Installation and Configuration Guide

Disclaimer This guide is geared towards helping novice users setup Fez which is a front-end to Fedora commons. This guide contains easy steps which helps users go through various steps without much hassle. The guide makes assumption that the user is running either Fedora Linux or a compatible GNU/Linux distribution (e.g. RHEL, CentOS). Even though, […]

Fedora Commons Installation and Configuration Guide

Disclaimer This guide is geared towards helping novice users setup Fedora Commons repository. This guide contains easy steps which helps users go through various steps without much hassle. The guide makes assumption that the user is running either Fedora Linux or a compatible GNU/Linux distribution (e.g. RHEL, CentOS). Even though, with a few changes, the […]

How to install Redmine?

Introduction Redmine is an open source, web-based project management and bug-tracking tool. It includes calendar and gantt charts to aid visual representation of projects and their deadlines. It supports multiple projects. Redmine is a FOSS solution which provides integrated project management features, issue tracking, and support for multiple version control options. Projects investigating commercial tools […]

How to install bugzilla?

This setup guide is aimed at helping users install and configure Bugzilla on Fedora or RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) platform. Introduction Bugzilla is a web-based general-purpose bug tracker and testing tool originally developed and used by the Mozilla project, and licensed under the Mozilla Public License. Released as open source software by Netscape Communications in […]

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How to setup key based SSH authentication?

  SSH (SSH client) is a program for logging into a remote machine and for executing commands on a remote machine. It is intended to replace rlogin and rsh, and provide secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and arbitrary TCP ports can also be forwarded over the secure […]