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G(w)eekend @ Sunil’s

Warning!: Geek Porn. Unless you are a Level 1 Geek Initiate, you may experience drowsiness, deja-vu and confusion. Trying to do the steps below without Geek supervision might result in disassembled computer, lost data and unbootable Windows. Call a geek to put it back. I have been thinking about getting new hard disk for my computer. It has been running for 2 years and 10 months (powered on) and while this 160GB disk had survived a much younger 500GB hard disk and would probably outlive the 1TB external HDD, I didn’t want to push my luck. I haven’t lost data due to hard disk failure since 2003 and I didn’t want to start now. Moreover, I needed more space for Windows 7 and Ubuntu installation, steam games, pictures that were digitized and the slowly growing “digital photography collection”. In short, I bought a 2TB internal hard disk. For those who …

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Changing gears

I had a busy week; I had an interesting week. I have been busy with work, and for some reason, I am sleeping more these days and I really want to know why. Problem is, with the extended period of sleep and with a busy work schedule, my blog posting routine has gone for a toss. I used to come back from work, read through some blog posts, and then write one. And on top of this, I had an urge to read some books of Jeffrey Archer, which I had read before, quite a few times. Maybe I should tag this under postaweek2011 instead of postaday2011. Update: I installed Ubuntu, again. But this time I installed it as a virtual machine, which means I won’t have to reboot my computer to switch between Windows and Ubuntu. Rant: I hate it when people go out of their way to get …

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