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Life at 16ft or 9100+ ft

Life at 16ft or 9100+ ft

After getting drenched in Ganga during our Auli trip @ Haridwar some how I started loving water sports more than ever. To give a little background on my water adventures, We were at Dandeli last year for a short vacation, photography & birding at Ganesh Guri, as...

Eiffel Tower & Vivekananda @ Lalbagh Flower Show

Eiffel Tower & Vivekananda @ Lalbagh Flower Show

Eiffel Tower & Vivekananda @ Lalbagh Flower Show, a photo by omshivaprakash on Flickr. We were bit worried to be late for the flower show as it becomes too much crowded and we never enjoy even walking around the flower monuments created at Lalbagh. From year to...

iDeaBox – Share Your Old Book Shelf

I was having a word with a trekking friend about book that I had bought. Suddenly he recalled that he gave off many books just a week back while shifting his house. What a loss. He then realized that I might have been the right person to read those book once again! We...

Where do I start editing on Kannada Wikipedia?

Where do I start editing on Kannada Wikipedia?

Many people keep asking this question on facebook, in meetups etc. I have tried to compile a quick list of pointers to start editing on Kannada Wikipedia. Hope this helps. To start editing Wikipedia: First  create an account on Kannada Wikipedia...

Weekend on Cycles

Weekend on Cycles

At last we ended up starting our long cycle trips last Sunday. The short weekends always make me feel lazy on Sunday mornings, but Pavithra makes sure that I don't hide behind the blankets. Still we ended up starting our journey only at 10AM. Thanks to house warming...

Citrix XenServer: ballooning daemon is not running

If you're finding issues starting VM's on your Citrix XenServers due to ballooning issues as mentioned below: $ sudo xe vm-start name-label=vm1 The server failed to handle your request, due to an internal error. The given message may give details useful for debugging...

Fix: Quantal upgrade brakes gnome-shell

Unable to start Gnome3 session after upgrading Ubuntu to 12.10? I got this issue sorted by re-installing gnome-session, gnome-session-fallback. There are other solutions listed here.  None worked for me though.

Photo Exhibition on Social Enterprise

Photo Exhibition on Social Enterprise

Center for Social Enterprise Research  and Training has organized a Photo Exhibition on SOCIAL ENTERPRISE at Alliance Francaise, Bangalore. Some of our picture are also on display! Look forward to see you around. here is a small glimpse of the exhibition...

Rupin Pass

Rupin Pass

Rupin Pass, a set on Flickr.Recollecting the memories of Rupin pass trek: Rupin Pass is a high altitude pass across the Rupin river. It is a good hiking route which starts from Dhaula in Uttarakhand and ends in Sangla in Himachal Pradesh. This is an un inhabited...

Let’s Learn Together! 

I spend time exploring FOSS solutions and try to build language tech for #Kannada. If you have an interesting problem, feel free to share it with me. We can try solving those use cases in collaboration. 

You can also find my other community collaboration work at https://sanchaya.org & https://sanchifoundation.org 

 

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