Praveen's Blog

An Eternal Quest for Incremental Improvement

I have bought (a month and a half back) a used Honda Civic LX 2001. The color is Burgundy. This is an automatic transmission vehicle. I was actually looking for a manual transmission vehicle (mostly Mitsubushi Lancer Rally). However, it was not that easy to find a good manual transmission ...


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 ...


I will be visiting Chennai shortly. I will be there during June 23 and 24. I am planning to make the most of that weekend. A lot of people to visit and a lot of stones to be turned around. Chennai guys, plan for a blast. An important update is ...


Here is an one-liner PHP code for URL redirection instantly.

<?php
  header( 'Location: http://www.yoursite.com/new_page.html' ) ;
?>

Make sure that you don't do send any HTML before doing this. The following is not going to work.

<html>
...
<?php
  header( 'Location: http://www.yoursite.com/new_page.html' ) ;
?>
...
</html>

I always love the sense of humor that Google has. This time a direction from New York, USA to London, UK. Have a look at the 24th point (highlighted in blue).

US to UK

Last week I returned from a short business trip to Manila. I couldn't visit any places due to the tight schedule/budget.

This time I flew on Singapore Airlines. Singapore Airlines is much better than British Airways in terms of service, quality and comfort of the flight. The worthy ...


Joining the tagging game of the Debian crew, I am revealing the 5 things that I think most people don't know about me.

  1. I wanted to study Law
  2. I wrote my first C program at the age of 11
  3. I used to do advocacy against Smoking
  4. I can withstand ...

I have a server that is running Fedora Core 3. I was trying to setup SSH X forwarding to work on this server. The server had only a minimal set of required packages installed. I have added the line X11Forwarding yes to the file /etc/ssh/sshd_config and restarted the ...