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Imagining the universe

Imagining the universe

I happened to spend this morning working on this art work with my 4 year old daughter. She did the background as she always likes to pour the colors on canvas and see that it has shades. She enjoys watching them and see that that itself blends into an abstract. Our...

On a mission to liberate Public Domain Kannada books

What a liberation it would be to be able to say which book is really out in public domain for a language! This could unlock a magic wand to unleash & liberate knowledge for the larger public. We are on such a #digitization #mission dedicated to #Kannada. Let us...

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IEG: Project status updates – February

Localized the project page for Kannada Wiki for better collaboration with Community. ಸದಸ್ಯ:Omshivaprakash/ಯೋಜನೆಗಳು/ಕನ್ನಡ_ವಿಕಿಮೀಡಿಯ_ಯೋಜನೆಗಳನ್ನು_ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್‌_ಲೈಬ್ರರಿಗಳೊಂದಿಗೆ_ಬೆಳಸುವುದು Crowd sourcing project pages reviewed to fix the flow. Requested community members &...

Kannada l10n for WordPress

I will keep this post updated with all info needed to participate in l10n team activities for Wordpress in Kannada. View >l10n for Wordpress (kn) on Hackpad.

IEG For Kannada Wikipedia

IEG For Kannada Wikipedia

About an year ago, we found that it is almost becoming difficult/worse to search the Kannada books on DLI (Digital Library Of India) and OUDL (Osmania University Digital Library). Reasons: Index found in these digital libraries used latin letters for book names i.e....

Fix: expr: syntax error while running rkhunter

If you're trying to run rkhunter check on your server and finding expr: syntax error for all binaries, it might be due to outdated file properties database. Run the following command to fix it: rkhunter --propupd --update After updating the file properties database,...

Help for Editing Urdu Wikipedia

If you wish to contribute back to this list, please send me a personal message from the contact page to be added as a contributor on hackpad. View Editing Urdu Wikipedia on Hackpad.

Zimbra Desktop 7.2.7 not loading on Ubuntu 15.04

Zimbra desktop installation on my system was prompting me to upgrade the installation to the latest 7.2.7 version. I downloaded the installer (zdesktop_7_2_7_ga_b12059_20150629062326_linux_i686.tgz) from Zimbra and found that it was not working. For couple of weeks...

Fixing Eclipse: Unrecognized VM option ‘MaxPermSize=256m’

Having trouble getting eclipse loaded on your  linux machines? Try the following troubleshooting methods to get that sorted. First to understand the complete issue, run the eclipse command on your terminal as follows: $ eclipse Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS:...

VMWare Workstation 11 can not be installed under Ubuntu 15.04

VMWare communities thread again gives a quick for this issue here: Find the solution below:   Step 1: log in as root (e.g. sudo -s) Step 2: Enter your Root password. Step 3: Enter these commands:   curl https://pastie.org/pastes/9934018/download -o...

Fixed: Lua and other errors on Kannada Wikipedia Time templates

Fixed: Lua and other errors on Kannada Wikipedia Time templates

Problem statement 1: "Lua error in Module:TimeAgo at line 60: attempt to perform arithmetic on a string value" The above error was prominent across many Infobox templates used on Kannada wikipedia where the different of date of birth and the current date was supposed...

Datawrapper: Mails not delivered

I use my own instance of DataWrapper (An open source data visualization platform helping everyone to create simple, correct and embeddable charts in minutes. https://datawrapper.de) to quickly build some data visualizations. For some strange reason, my login's stopped...

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