[DEAL] 1TB Western Digital internal laptop harddisk at Rs.1,999!

Want a 1TB Western Digital internal harddisk for your laptop, or to use in an external casing as an external drive, without shelling too much for it?

Here is the cheapest option:
Buy Canon's Connect Station (one of their utterly failed products they are now selling very low) from Flipkart, and remove the 1TB hard disk from it.
Here is the link to the product:

Want a 1TB Western Digital internal harddisk for your laptop, or to use in an external casing as an external drive?

Good things, Great things

When Good People come together, Good Things happen.

And when Good People come together for a noble cause, Great Things happen.

Protect your Eyes, the FOSS way! ;-)

When we live most of our lives in front of screens, they bring us a lot of 'occupational hazards':
Our eyes, wrists and backbones are the most affected.
And that is where the importance of good ergonomic practices come into being.
There have been a lot of innovative solutions devised around it, and here are two to protect your eyes:

SafeEyes - https://itsfoss.com/reduce-computer-eye-strain-linux/

Making use of Drush to save time as a Drupal Site Builder / Themer / Developer / DevOps

Drush can be one of the nicest tools to have, when you want to speed up quite a lot of your daily Drupal operations.

Here are some of the usages I've come across, for Drupal 7:

Clearing cache:

# clear all caches
drush cc all

# rebuild caches
drush cr

Download and enable modules:

# download module modulename
drush dl modulename

# enable a downloaded module
drush en modulename

# to skip the Yes or No confirmation questions:
drush -y en modulename

Be curious. Make more mistakes. Learn from everything.

How to monitor CPU temperature in Ubuntu 14.04

CPU temperature is usually good between 40 to 50 degrees Celsius.

To monitor CPU temperature, you can use the following:

Install lm-sensors:

sudo apt-get install lm-sensors 
sudo sensors detect
sudo service kmod start

The latest version of psensor includes the ability to show individual sensor value along with the indicator icon.
To install that:


Learning Life - Focus

The world is full of interesting things.

Things that excite you. Things that make you happy.

Things that make you wonder. Things that make you dream.

And the list never ends.

But the men we are, the time that we have on this earth is limited.

And it is upon us, to prioritise.

To focus on what is most important to us, and to say no to what is not.

So that we can do best on what matters the most.

That, when you look back one day, you'll be the most happy.

How to add multiple remote servers to a Git repository so that it can push to both GitHub and GitLab

I had this particular case of adding a git repository to multiple servers - one, GitHub, and the other running GitLab.

The code was already being pushed to my GitLab server, when a client wanted the code to be pushed to the development branch of a project in his GitHub account.

This is what I did to get it working:

(Ref.: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/849308/pull-push-from-multiple-remote...)

How to find and install Epson CX5500 All-In-One Scanner drivers on Ubuntu

To install Epson CX5500 scanner driver in Ubuntu, they have made a utility called "iscan" / "ImageScan! for Linux".

You can download the latest version from some of Epson's global sites (Use the steps towards the end of this article to see how I navigated through their numerous archives).


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