Sunday, February 17, 2008

Free SMS to Sri Lankan Networks

These sites are free and require no login or registration.
(for the moment :-)

    • Dialog
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    • Mobitel

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Eye Saver

A simple shell script that would have made my spectacle lenses a lot thinner, had I run into this some years ago.

Eye Saver pops up a message in X Windows, every 30 minutes, reminding you to take a eye break.

Version 0.1 is available for download at:

The latest version will be maintained at sourceforge.

The CVS of the sourceforge project is at:

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Kopi kade at Deyata Kirula 2009

Yours truly with the Kopi Kade cast at Deyat Kirula ....

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Deyata Kirula 2008 - BMICH

The national exhibition Deyata Kirula 2008 - BMICH is happening from 7-10th February 2008.

The ICTA stall was blazing away with 17" LCD panels show casing localized content and educational resources. The best part IMHO was the use of acceclerated 3D desktops like compiz-fusion blazing away with effects.

Some video clips of the happenings on the night before ...

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Muliti Partitioned Bootable Thumbdrive

This is WIP

The Idea is as follows.

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 1 8 64228+ 83 Linux
/dev/sdb2 9 124 931770 b W95 FAT32

sdb1 = Damn Small Linux
sdb2 = fat32 for data

1. get DSL iso
2. mount dsl iso and copy files over to sdb1
3. setup extlinux

elaborate soon.....