Software

Install Windows 7 in UEFI mode

Installing Windows 7 on a GPT partition was not a very pleasant experience for me. I usually create usb media to install Linux (and Windows on an MBR partition) using the trusty dd method: dd if=img.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=4M However, the above does not work for GPT partitions. Through much trial and error I finally got it to work using the following relatively simple (!) steps. However, the one thing to note here is that the Read more…

By Shaji, ago
Poetry

Out of the pain will emerge a soul

Out of the pain will emerge a soul As the fire shall turn dust to gold Weights shall make diamonds of coal So shall my soul again be whole Time shall turn to ashes and dust Part of every man’s greed and lust Arisen from nature to nature succeed The greatest tree shall fall from the unborn seed Things we say, be they of any consequence ? Has the world to any mind ever made Read more…

By Shaji, ago
Poetry

Buried at Sea

As I was walking home one fine evening I came upon a gathering a little child had been lost died in infancy of starvation denied its light, void of freedom Fate decreed its own will. His mother sat in a corner; she would have to worry no more. The Father was absent run off after some whore. A cloth cap was being passed around collecting money for its funeral. Modest, it could only be for Read more…

By Shaji, ago
Road Trips

McLeod Ganj

It's been quite a while since I went on a road trip, and I really want to go somewhere, anywhere! I want to drive and drive without a plan and without any destination. Currently on my No Destination list is McLeod Ganj.

By Shaji, ago