check_gmail

I’ts amazing what you can whip up in just 15 minutes using CPAN (including reading the documentation). #!/usr/bin/env perl use warnings; use strict; =head1 INTRODUCTION Checks if there are new unread messages in your GMail Inbox. =head1 USAGE $ perl check_gmail.pl 1 Swaroop C H Looks like check_gmail.pl works =cut ############## Configuration ############## # ChangeContinue reading “check_gmail”

Mullainagiri and Bababudangiri

In the first weekend of this month, my trekking gang and myself went to Mullainagiri and Bababudangiri for trekking. We’ve never experienced a “monsoon trek” / “rain trek”, so this was our chance to go for it. I’ve done the Mullainagiri trek before and I was quite looking forward to it again. I remember myContinue reading “Mullainagiri and Bababudangiri”

Ubuntu

After reading about Mark Pilgrim’s famous switch from Mac OS X to Ubuntu along with his list of must-use stuff, I installed Ubuntu Linux on my system (and removed Fedora Linux in the process…) First impressions: It is fast. Here’s where I say “Bye Bye Fedora”. Firefox runs smoothly whereas it used to crawl andContinue reading “Ubuntu”