Fixing Grub in UEFI mode

Boot Repair never worked for me. Despite the dual boot, Windows booted every time and so I had a workaround using Escape key and following up Boot Options from there which was always an inconvenience. Another temporary fix had to be repeated. So the permanent that has been successful is discussed ahead. Using terminal: gksu … Read More

Untangling WiFi Issue in Ubuntu 16.04

Untangling WiFi Issue in Ubuntu 16.04
After successful installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP Envy x360, I confronted an issue with WiFi with status device not ready. Researching the issue, I found it happens to be a common issue with this LTS. Moving on to fixing it, I tried numerous solutions and each of them proved futile. After the arduous … Read More

Just Not a Quill Skill

Just Not a Quill Skill
Calligraphy has been an aesthetic pleasure since ancient times. From lettering formal texts in bygone periods to the penmanship in the prevalent era that covers the ornamental writing for wedding planning companies, graphic design firms and educational institutes, calligraphy continues to be an epitome of eternal beauty. Living in a rush, often we do not … Read More

Change Main Activity in Android

Often we miss out adding splash screen of the application in the initial development phases, or for an instance you might want to change the main activity or the launcher activity at some later stage of development. In order to incorporate this change, a minor modification in AndroidManifest.xml file is to be done. Say you … Read More

Generate PDF of Reveal Presentation

Recently I needed a PDF file of a presentation created using reveal.js. The use of Decktape has been done which is a high-quality PDF exporter for HTML5 presentation frameworks. Quickly follow up the commands below to effectuate PDF generation: curl -L | tar -xz –exclude phantomjs cd decktape-1.0.0/ curl -L -o phantomjs chmod … Read More

Passing Data using SharedPreferences

Sometimes while passing data between two activities, we are just concerned with passing data and not launching the activity to which the data is passed. SharedPreferences make this data passing easier without necessitating launch of the recipient activity. The usage is discussed briefly below: Say you have two activities A and B where A is … Read More

Installing Jabref

Jabref is an application to manage bibliography. It’s installation is pretty simple. Running the following command in Ubuntu 14.04 installs version 2.8 of Jabref while the latest one is 3.6. sudo apt-get install jabref The latest version can be obtained from here. You need Java version 1.6 or newer. On obtaining the jar file, you … Read More

Algorithm Complexity : Recursion Tree

In this post, I aim to explain a method of solving recurrence relations, the result of which will give the complexity of the relation. The performance of the algorithm varies with the input size given to it. Often counting the number of steps performed by algorithm are used to measure its performance. However, for larger … Read More

Menu in action

It is time to bring into being some data in the controller we created by initialising an array for the options in the menu. Create a variable menuoptions in maincontroller.js as follows: $scope.menuoptions= [ { name: ‘Home’ }, { name: ‘Features’ }, { name: ‘Pricing’ }, { name: ‘Sign Up’ } ]; Now to populate … Read More

My Inception in AngularJS

Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health. Keeping an insight in learning new things upkeeps the blooming of mind. My new intimacy over the past couple days has been with AngularJS. I have never been into substantial web development. AngularJS enhances the development of front-end applications that are well-structured, easily maintainable and testable. … Read More

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