Upgrade to Latest Version

Its been a long time since i blogged, recently i logged in and found that this site was still using Drupal 6 fortunate enough that it was the Final Version of D6, which has already reached End of Life on On February 24th 2016, so as a first step thought of upgrading this site to the latest version fortunately was not using many modules so was able to upgrade the site to Drupal 8.5.3 in less than 10 mins using the guide available on

Utilizing Off Time in Internet Radio

Airtime Image from Wikipedia

No one likes a silence when tuning to a radio station, and for a radio manager its tough to have 24*7 programmes, in case you are running an Internet Radio Station using Airtime you probably would be programming your shows and in Offtime your radio is always silent i would suggest you to play some random tracks in this Offtime and also include a track which tells when your station plays live so here is how to achieve this

Resize Multiple Images

ImageMagick

I am sure you would have come to a situation when you would have to resize multiple images say you copied 200 images from your Digital Camera and now need to upload them and need to resize them all, now doing this using GIMP would take ages here is a easy way.

Step 1) Install ImageMagick

sudo apt-get install imagemagick

Step 2) Change to the Directory where all Images are Present

Step 3)

a) If you need to reduce images to a specific Percentage

mogrify -resize 20% -format jpg *

b) If you need to reduce to Specific Width & Height

mogrify -resize 800x600 -format jpg *

c) If you need to reduce to Specific Width

mogrify -resize 1024x -format jpg *

Further Reading Click Here !!!

फेसबुक पर रहें सुरक्षित

सोशल नेटवर्किंग की दुनिया में आज सबसे बड़ा नाम फेसबुक है, मार्च २०१४ को फेसबुक की अधिकारिक घोषणा के अनुसार भारत में फेसबुक के १० करोड़ से ज्यादा सक्रीय उपभोगता हैं जो की फेसबुक का प्रयोग कंप्यूटर, लैपटॉप, मोबाइल एवं अन्य माध्यमो से करते हैं | आज के कंप्यूटर युग में सुरक्षा एक बड़ी चुनौती बन गई है, करीब करीब रोज़ ही फेसबुक से जुडी घटनाये चर्चा में आ जाती हैं आईये जानते है कुछ तरीके जिनसे आप फेसबुक पर सुरक्षित रह सकते है

World IPv6 Launch

World IPv6 Launch

June 6 2012, is being celebrated worldwide as the IPv6 Launch Day, I just added an IPv6 to my blog and the IPv6 of this blog is 2607:f298:1:107::c53:5ffc

IPv6 was planned in the year 1996 but took decades to get launched many ISP's are still not supporting it but will soon start supporting the same. ISP's in India are yet to start their support to IPv6.

Here is a video of Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google, and a founding father of the Internet, discusses the next version of the Internet, IPv6, and why we need it.

भारतीय भाषा तकनीकी मेरा सफर

आज पता नहीं बहुत दिनों बाद मन आया कुछ लिखने का, बहुत देर तक यही सोचता रहा की क्या लिखा जाये, अब तक तो हमेशा ही तकनीकी विषयों पर लिखा है पर पिछले कुछ दिनों पर नजर डाली तो ऐसा लगा की कुछ खास नया सा किया नहीं, और फिर अचानक ध्यान आया की भाई ये जो तू टाइप कर रहा है इसी में तो तूने पिछले दिनों काम किया है, शायद ये पहली बार ही है की हिंदी में ब्लॉग लिखने का साहस कर रहा है, बस मन बना लिया भारतीय भाषाओ पर कुछ लिखा जाये |

Samsung Galaxy Fit

Samsung Galaxy Fit

A Very Happy New Year !!! I was a bit slow in writing over here last year so will try to write a bit more this year...

I bought a new phone in a hurry last December as my Nokia N86 went dead a fine day landed to the Samsung Shop in Kashipur and bought a budget Phone Samsung Fit in approx 10K, so far so good its an Android phone which i bought with testing the platform in my mind running Android 2.2.1 which could be upgraded to a next version which i never did so here is a review..

The Pluses

  • Android :)
  • Light weight.
  • Wifi, 3G.
  • Can work as Hotspot, not found in any Nokia phone in my opinion.
  • Touch is quite good.
  • 5MP Camera.


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