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Permission Denied

Update: The problem is solved now, it was because the parent directory had the +i flag set. I ran into a weird problem today. I was cleaning up disk space and ran into a file that refused to delete. geekbox:/media/7/

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TV Shows

Inspired by Rohan, I too decided to make a list of the TV shows I have seen/currently seeing. And (hopefully) by the end of next three years, I will have caught up on him. 😉 (The numbers in the bracket

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How To: Using CoreAVC on Linux for fast HD video playback

CoreAVC is a fast proprietary codec for decoding H.264/AVC video. It enables low-end systems to play videos without any lag, present in other decoders. Step 1: Preparing for installation First of all, remove any existing MPlayer installations. On OpenSuSE this

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My reply to Prof. Sangal’s post

If you have not already read the post, The Al-Qaeda of Jeevan Vidya,  by Rishabh and Prof. Sangal’s reply to that post, Prof. Sangal’s reply to “The Al-Qaeda of Jeevan Vidya”, then I suggest you read them first because my

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Kulbir needs an intervention

Do you know that his videocache plugin caches only one version of the youtube video? That means if someone has seen a low quality version and they want to see the higher quality version – they can’t. We (I, Rishabh

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