Alma Mat(t)ers and Networking…

Witnessing the IT-BHU alumni meet for the first time since I graduated, was like getting back in time. And I am not only referring to the time while I was studying over there, it was much much beyond that! Listening to a couple of senior alumnus sharing their memories of college times was nostalgic.

I was amazed at the timespan which got covered with the representation. We had alumnus right from 1930’s to 2000’s! Now that’s 8 decades of graduates collected under a single roof. Isn’t that amazing? Great feeling to be associated with an institution with such a glorious […] Continue Reading…

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Alma Mat(t)ers….

With the 6th IT-BHU  AGM round the corner, I suddenly feel excited about it. Reminds me of the good-old-college-days, still as fresh as anything else. Looking forward ‘>>’ to get back ‘<<‘ in time

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The Obligatory Break!

I don’t really remember when was the last time I reached home from work while the Sun was still shining. And fortunately, it was today, the 30th of April 2008 that I was home without switching on the headlights of my motorbike.

Also, I just realized that if I don’t put up a posting today, it would be the first month without a post, since I started blogging. Definitely not something I even dreamed of. So this is one of those obligatory posts.

Let me carry on from where I left:
Again, for the last 2-3 weeks, I’ve spent a lot […] Continue Reading…

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Hibernate & Suspend Resolved | Ubuntu Gutsy-nVidia-Dell Vostro

“Caution! This is a lengthy post and not intended for casual reading. You can only appreciate this if you’ve faced the issue.”

At last, I am able to hibernate and resume my system successfully, which has been bothering for quite some time now. Just before writing this post, I hibernated and resumed my system for a whopping 15 times in a row!

Before I explain what worked for me here’s what I have:

Nvidia GeForce 8400M GS (Note this)
Dell Vostro 1500
Ubuntu(7.1) Gutsy Gibbon

The Problem:

For me, suspend always worked but on hibernating the system the screen goes black, with a blinking text cursor […] Continue Reading…

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