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Turn on (power on) your computer remotely

I was scanning the net today for ways to turn on any computer remotely. The solution I stumbled upon was Wake-On-LAN (WOL). (Read more) What’s more good, is that most of the computers sold today support this feature. To know if your system supports this feature or not run the following command sudo ethtool eth0 […]

I am a Nerd!!!

A few months back I came across a blog post “The Nerd Handbook” (read here). While reading it I felt as if it was about me. I always thought about myself to be very different, but now I know, I am just one of the many nerds. Its so intriguing that the author of the […]

autoWallChange: Automatically changes wallpaper

About the script This is a KDE (may not work in KDE 4) only shell script which changes wallpaper every few minutes as set by you. KDE too has a built-in feature to change wallpaper but it has few limitations:- It doesn’t show pictures within the sub-directories of the given path. It applies the same […]

Posting PHP codes on blog.

If you want to post PHP code on blog or any web page then its easy. Use the command:- php -s /path/to/your/php/script > The_Code_to_post This will generate a html code that you can directly paste in the web page’s code to display your code with syntax highlighting, but if you post this code in Blogger.com […]

Happy New Year 2007.

This year is a festive year particularly for Indians. According to a recent mail which I received; it said that no public holidays in this year are on Sundays and in this year we will have three Ids! The first Id being on 1st Jan. So a ‘holiday’ year here we are! 🙂

Uploaded two projects on Sourceforge.net

A few days ago I uplaoded two projects on Sourceforge.net (world’s largest open source programs’ repository). They are LANSim and AG’s Library Manager. LANSim (Update: This has now been uploaded to Github – https://github.com/applegrew/lansim. Please download or fork it from there.) This is a network simulator. This is meant to be user friendly as well […]

Dataone – BSNL Broadband: Common problems and quick fixes.

I am a BSNL Dataone user and as any BSNL user knows that in case of problem u can turn towards BSNL for help. So, I guess I should help fellow users to let know the solutions to common problems I faced or face. problem When trying to dial and connect to BSNL you get […]

The Grid Life

BlenderNation.com today reported about a unique project in which a program simulates the struggle to live on shared and limited resources. Though this concept is not new but the way it is being represented is new. Alongside is a screenshot from the video. Get a full description and download link by clicking the title of […]

Face filling Python script for Blender.

This is amazing. I actually forgot to post on my blog the Python script which I made for Blender. Get more insight into this script at http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?t=62821. Download the latest code from applegrew.pastebin.com.

Importing iTunes playlist ino Winamp, Windows Media Player or any other player.

I don’t like iTunes much, but I still use it, to syncronise my iPod Shuffle. I have hand-picked the songs on my harddrive and created a playlist in iTunes, which I sync with my iPod. The problem is, due to iTunes’ inability to save its playlist in anything but a cryptic XML or text format, […]

I am irregular.

I have been very irregular for the past many days about posting on my blog. Sorry about that. It is due to part laziness and part study tension. Now my practical exams is on and later this month my end-sem will commence. So, I am very busy right now. When the exam ends in December […]

Convert any exe file to assembly language.

If you have MS Visual Studio C++ 6.0 installed in your system then you have an exe to assembly language converter. This is named DUMPBIN.exe. You can find this awesome utility at Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98\Bin folder. If you had chosen the default location then you will find this Microsoft Visual Studio folder in C:\Program Files. […]