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Running Windows Nano Server as an ECS host

November 6th 2017 in Uncategorized

Windows containers are still in beta state on AWS ECS, but it’s fun to try them out. AWS already has a Full Windows 2016 AMI with containers support. But I wanted to try something more interesting. Windows nanoserver is what I was looking at. It’s designed specifically for tasks such as running as container hosts […]

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Root for Micromax Canvas HD (A116), inclusive of CWM recovery

February 28th 2013

It’s been ages since I posted here, but I think this post will be worth it 🙂 What we are going to achieve with this: Update your Canvas HD to the latest *official* ROM, which includes a fix for the Flipboard issue, and the G Sensor issue. Replace stock recovery by Clockworkmod Recovery. This will […]

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My Twitter achive

September 6th 2011

Have set up an off-site backup of my tweets over here. Its fully searchable too 😉 Oh and yes, if you’re not following me on twitter yet, you’re losing out! Follow me @kalpik

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JP6 De-deodexed and zipaligned ROM for GT-I9000 with Voodoo and 2e recovery!

October 19th 2010

NOTE: The ROM has a new home at XDA now. No updates/support will be provided here. Please check THIS POST on XDA. Since Voodoo for Froyo is out, here I’ve packaged Doc’s JP6 rom (full, with fixed Swype) with Voodoo and Circle Battery Mod Version D. Changelog: 19th Oct 2010: Initial release with Voodoo Pre3 […]

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Weechat v0.3.0 released

September 6th 2009

So lately I’ve been using this awesome IRC client called Weechat! It’s minimal, yet highly configurable. It’s got me addicted to it! Weechat + Screen is the best combo! Anyway, a groundbreaking new version has been released today. And if you’re on an equally awesome distro (Arch), then you should have it ready in your […]

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Updated to WP 2.8.4

September 6th 2009

Hmm.. So I’ve updated my blog to WordPress v2.8.4, in light of the recent attacks.. Have been negleting this blog a lot lately.. Let’s see if i can be regular here! To be honest, twitter killed my blog 😛

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Online Petition against Airtel’s Fair Usage Policy

February 25th 2009

The members of India Broadband Forum have come up with an online petition against Airtel’s Fair usage policy. I urge all to sign it! It doesnt matter if you use Airtel or not!

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Airtel Caps “Unlimited” Connections

February 12th 2009

Last night i was following this discussion over at And it seems Airtel has put download caps on their supposedly unlimited connections. After you are finished with your quota, they throttle your speeds 😐 This is absolutely ridiculous! And before poeple try to defend by saying that speed caps are there internationally too, i […]

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Sametime (meanwhile) support in Pidgin on Arch Linux

January 18th 2009

We use IBM’s Lotus Sametime as our IM client at work. And i like to be signed in all the time even on my Arch machine at home. Pidgin does support sametime protocol, but through an external library called meanwhile. Although most popular distributions have meanwhile in their main repos, Arch does not. It has […]

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