Sunday, 18 July 2010

How to install Foradian Rupee ttf Font in Linux

New Rupee Font works perfectly in Linux (Fedora 13. It should work on other flavours also).
Instructions for installing Rupee ttf file in Linux:
First of all Download the file from Foradian Blog.

For instructions on how to use this symbol you can get it from this blog

As root user from the command line
1. Create a directory with "mkdir /usr/share/fonts/default/TrueType/" (without quotes) if it does not exists.
2. Move the downloaded .ttf file to the above directory.
3. Issue this command ttmkfdir > fonts.dir
Thats it. Now open the " OpenOffice Writer" and Select the "Fordian Rupee" from the dropdown menu.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Online Compiler

Once I was googling around for some logic in the internet. Finally I got the logic and at the same time there was code for it. I thought there is some mistake in the code. There was no compiler in the machine I was working. So I searched for an online compiler. I could not find one, but recently I found the link in one of the blogs I was following. I thought of sharing this valuable website with you as you also may come across such situations. The credit goes to the post of "5 cool websites" from

The website is In this website you need to compose or copy-paste the code to compile. It is an online compiler and debugging tool which allows to compile more than 40 programming languages. You can make your code public for others to use of private for your own use. You can be able to give input from an input box provided. Every code will be given an unique link so that you can make use of it again.

There are two important links, one is samples and the other is recent pastes where you can get to know about the different coding sytanx of different languages.

Because of this website I got to know many types of programming languages, especially the whitespace and brain*** programming language. Pretty interesting ones. Do have a check on it.

Limitations of this compiler:

·         Compilation time: 10 seconds,

·         Execution time: 5 seconds,

·         Memory usage: 256 MB.

One more online compiler I came across is not as good as

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Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Released

Note: The release date is today, but the Ubuntu team is taking some time to release.You may get the updated page as soon as they update it.

The canonical team has released the much awaited Ubuntu 10.04
Lucid Lynx with Long Term Support (LTS). It has got lots of changes from
previous releases. This release will keep you more updated.

To download your copy, click on any of the following links.

To order a Free CD via Shipit, click on the link below.
Please note: if you have a good Internet connection and a CD/DVD RW,
don't order the CD as someone else might actually need it.

To purchase a CD in and around Bangalore, send a reply to

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Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Mohammed Sikandar has invited you to Dropbox

We're excited to let you know that Mohammed Sikandar has invited you to Dropbox!

Mohammed Sikandar has been using Dropbox to sync and share files online and across computers, and thought you'd find it useful too.

Visit to get started.

- The Dropbox Team