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An Eternal Quest for Incremental Improvement

Xorg 7.3 is now available in Debian sid. I am using fglrx 8.40.4 for my ATI Mobility Radeon X1300. Looks like fglrx 8.40.4 works only with XFree86 4.3 and X.Org 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2. When ...


I have just upgraded to Gnome 2.20 in Debian sid. It just got released last Friday (Sep 21). Debian developers have impressed me this time with the speed they brought it to sid. Some packages are not yet available due to some dependencies and other usual stuff. The control ...


சனிக்கிழமை காலைல எழுந்திருச்ச உடனே நம்ம ரூமி (அதுதாங்க room mate), "Cricinfoல India Vs Australia match commentry பாருடா!" அப்பிடின்னாரு. "அமா! இவனுங்க என்னாத ஆடி, என்ன ...


I am planning to migrate my primary domain from praveen.ws to kumar.in. As a first step my blog is moved from the old place to here. If you have a direct bookmark to my blog, please update it accordingly. If you have subscribed to my RSS feed through ...


I really don't understand the point how changing the ticker symbol from SUNW to JAVA is going to bring a great difference to Sun's brandname. I would suggest some more brilliant changes like Java Microsystems, Inc., JavaOS, JavaFire, JavaOffice, JMC (Java Managament Center), Java Java (well, that is ...


Lenovo Thinkpad T60

I got a new Lenovo Thinkpad T60 from my office. I am amazed to see the difference between this one and my previous laptop, Toshiba Satellite A80. Thinkpad is built so professionaly that I love the look and feel of the laptop. I got an ATI graphics card, fingerprint reader ...


Finally, one of the most anticipated move in my career is here. I have been to Bay Area a couple of times before. They were real short trips ranging from one to two months. But this time, I was moving to Bay Area for an indefinite/unknown duration. As days ...


My darling,

I still remember the first night that I embraced you. It just started as an infactuation. Over time, I slowly developed a strong love towards you. In the past seven years, you have been throughout my life. You shared my success, sarrow, joy, tear, fear, celeberation, and what ...


Some of you might have wondered about the update that I announced in a couple of posts earlier. All sort of speculations like marriage, new job, stealthy startup, etc., were around. Let me put an end to those through this post.

I am moving to the United States permanently. I ...


Update

The July visa bulletin is obsoleted by an unprecedented update in the middle of the month. USCIS has `announced `__ that all the employment visa applications won't be received till October 2007. Some claim that backlog clearance effort has used up almost 60,000 visas unexpectedly. The application ...