Poetry

Whence the fall of the fruit

Whence the fall of the fruit Onto the thorns down below Will the world hate and despise us And curse us when we go? Ah, I know, The mighty rock keeps on turning slow A thousand brave men shall come and go And be forgotten, like those who went long ago At least they will remember, when they hate Me, and though they may find me desolate Of manly things, Man I am still; Contemplate Read more…

By Shaji, ago
Status

Jumping to conclusions

Why do I always jump to conclusions, and Imagine the worst possible outcome? Not only this, I feel helpless that there is no solution to the problem when there might not be a problem at all. Intelligence, misery,  or the human condition?

By Shaji, ago
Poetry

I’m an Oxytocin junkie

I’m an Oxytocin Junkie When did I become so disturbed I am seriously damaged goods The more I want to feel alive the more I am consumed by the pain ‎why does everything make me feel insane?

By Shaji, ago
Linux

[Solved] kmod-wl cannot load module: unknown symbol in module

If you manage to compile the Broadcom wl driver from source,  you may run in to the “unknown symbol in module” when you try to load the driver with insmod. modprobe may even complain that the module doesn’t exist (the nerve!). The answer to all these problems is simple: you’ve forgotten a very important step – to depmod! To rectify this problem, simply run depmod as root, and viola! You can now modprobe wl with Read more…

By Shaji, ago
Linux

[Solved] GPG Check Failed Error when installing package with dnf

I was trying to install protobuf-compiler as a requisite for Google’s Tensor Flow library for Python3, when I encountered this error: Public key for protobuf-compiler-3.3.1-2.fc27.x86_64.rpm is not installedFailing package is: protobuf-compiler-3.3.1-2.fc27.x86_64 GPG Keys are configured as: file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-27-x86_64 The downloaded packages were saved in cache until the next successful transaction. You can remove cached packages by executing ‘dnf clean packages’. Error: GPG check FAILED I had encountered this error before, and I had solved it by Read more…

By Shaji, ago
Software

[Solved] Chromecast not found on Gionee S6

After I recently upgraded to Nougat on my Gionee S6S, my Chromecast stopped working. I used to connect the Chromecast to my phone with WiFi tethering, and it used to work even though it is not officially supported. But, with this update, my phone just wouldn’t find the Chromecast, even on a standard WiFi network. I fiddled around with it, and used my mad Googling skills, but I just couldn’t make it work. I had Read more…

By Shaji, ago