Monthly Archives: June 2009

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Use iPhone/Java phone to login to Linux

Can’t stay away from your Linux(Unix) computer. There are many applications for iPhone and java phone which will let you get in to the Linux computer. You can even transfer files between your phone and Unix computer. If you are a geek for Command Line Interface this might be a fillip for you.

MidpSSH is an SSH and Telnet client for MIDP 1.0 / 2.0 (J2ME) devices such as Java(tm)-capable cellphones and other PDAs/mobile devices. Now you don’t need to carry a laptop with internet connection. Read More …

Simplest and smallest web based personal productivity tool

HTML based personal wiki notebook, which you will find very productive and interactive. For extremely fast notes taking with tagging and interlinking. It carries header, menu, tags and content area , all set to create a small website without any efforts.

It can be used just by downloading the wiki from the tiddlywiki website and saving it as an html. You can also try this one. Read More …

Get to work fast by booting your PC in 10 seconds from USB based operating system

Just wanted to shoot some e-mails, wanted to browse internet for some information or just updating some documents on line. You don’t need to boot your computer from legacy operating system and wait for the OS to come up and then open the browser. In-between there might be many start-ups and other unnecessary tools coming up only to delay your short work.

xPUD9.0How about if you can boot your computer from USB drive, in just 10 seconds.

xPUD will do it for  you. Fastest desktop operating system ever. Highly intuitive and kiosk like interface.

Can you guesstimate about the size of this operating system,  just 51MB.

xPUD ISO can be download for free.     Read More …

If you are human, you can earn some cents on mturk

blog money


You can get paid by doing  human work which computers can’t do. This is like work from home and earn money.

Traditionally, such  tasks have been performed by hiring a large workforce, which is mostly outsourced to developed countries, which is time consuming and expensive exercise for any organization.

Amazon Mechanical Turk is a web marketplace for work that requires human intelligence. Read More …

Migrating from Unix to Linux

We all know ,that now Linux is here for years and quite stable, a lot may enterprises are betting on the capability of what Linux can provide. Do we need a feature to feature caparison with Solaris, HP-UX or AIX . I guess we should not, as there are still a lot many factors like organization plan and support where big enterprises are showing resistance in migrating from Unix to Linux. But yes, Read More …

No Hard Disk, No Windows, No Problem.

If you have a computer having a crashed hard disk or it is not coming up with windows. Can you access internet? Your obvious answer would be no. But, wait. There are live CDs which you can use and boot your computer, this allows you to access all your computer resources like, network, USB drives, hard disks etc.

Most of these live CDs will have all the software necessary to do your work online. Addition to this if you mostly work on a cloud based application , you will never need Windows XP. Read More …

Get the BIG picture, create images in gigapixels.

If you have a digital camera and want to create extremely large panoramas (series of pictures representing a continuous scene). Gigapixel panoramas provide new vision and discovery by sharing  amazing gigapixel images. If you are a person who can spend some good time with your camera this is going to make a dent on your imagination.

All you need is

A high quality digital camera

A good tripod

Ability to take zoomed-in and overlapped picture

Any image manipulation software which can stitch pictures togeather

Upload the picture on the free account on Gigapan

In some of pictures on their website you can keep zoom-in until a mile and you see it crystal clear. Do not believe my words you have to check it on the website. Read More …

How a live CD can save your day , or your life.

Crashed your computer’s Operating System, need to access data residing on the hard disk. Broken hard disk, need to access internet to send some important e-mail. Need to debug your hardware, but don’t want to play with  your current operating system.

Live CD is the answer to these problems, live CD contains an operating system with which you can boot your computer and use all the available computer resources. If you are worried that it can alter your current operating system , no it can not. Once you have the operating system running from the live CD, try exploring different options. Read More …

Protecting those personal files was never so easy.

Do you have some files or data on your computer that is personal and valuable, and you are always worrying that somebody might look at it and use it. You might have tried many other tools and software to protect.

You might have some fear when you keep some very personal data on you office computer. I am sure we always runs the risk when we give our computer to tech support guy when something goes wrong.

Truecrypt software solves all of such issue.                Read More …

Why i blog?



It removes the writer’s block, increases your online presence, no sense in hiding behind or anonymity.

It’s laxative, brings me more clarity to my thoughts and feelings.

I can humanize a conversation rather than fabricate a corporate jargon.

Sharing experiences and helping similar group of people.

It is all about spreading messages, taking feedback.

Welcome to Career with slashes, i am not talking about job.

Improve English writing skills, as English is not my first language.

I can actually find out what makes me kick.

See What Tom Peters and Seth Godin are saying about blogging?