Author Archives: Jemshad O K

pin application window to specific monitor in linux

At work, I use an external monitor connected to docking station. While all my work happens on the external 24″ monitor, I wanted my email window on the laptop screen so that I have quick view of email any time … Continue reading

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shrink VirtualBox disk image

For a recent hackathon at InMobi, I brought up a VirtualBox VM using vagrant. It had couple of java applications, nginx and ab hitting the nginx to generate traffic. I left the vm running even after the event and in … Continue reading

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remove wireless device limitation with airtel broadband

Recently, I applied for an airtel broadband connection. Everything went really fast and smooth till the technician came home to setup the modem for broadband. I had opted for the free wi-fi modem from Airtel and the one they provided … Continue reading

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gmail ignores dot in the email address

Create aliases for your gmail account by inserting dot(s) in the email address. Make the most use of it by setting up filters based on the email id you receive the mail for. Continue reading

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smart wc(1)

Difference between wc -c file vs. wc -c < file commands and how it differs on different platforms. Continue reading

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Ergonomic keyboard to help with RSI

Microsoft natural ergonomic keyboard and some software to avoid the risk of RSI. Continue reading

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Kerala Ayurveda Health Spa – Indiranagar

Review on the Kerala Ayurveda Health Spa at Indiranagar, near Cafe Coffee Day on CMH Road. Continue reading

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Sticky: Random Linux Tips

####[ GNU/Linux One Stanza Tip (LOST) ]####################### Sub : Listing your files by size [#2] LOST #510 For listing files by size in ascending order, use: $ ls -Sl | less ####[mantu_v (at) softhome.net]############################### Tags: linux, lost, tips, tricks

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