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Karnataka Road Trip December 2021. Blog of Amar Vyas

Karnataka Road Trip December 2021

  • Travel
  • 11 min read

Welcome to this mini travelogue and photo tour of our recent road trip.

We (Mrunal and I) covered several places in Karnataka between Dec 26th and 30th, 2021. It was a road trip that took a form of its own once we hit the road- figuratively speaking. The origin and the destination were known, and we had some idea about the places to visit in and around Gokarna (based on our previous 2018 road trip and recent recommendations from a few folks). But along the way, we added an extra day and a couple of destinations to our trip. More on that later.

Vyas Custom Rig- Kitchen Sink Edition.

My Custom Computer Rig- The “Kitchen Sink Edition

  • Technology
  • 14 min read

In this post, I describe my experiments and attempts to build a custom computer rig for my podcast production and occasional editing. This turned out to be a mini beast with 24 Gigs of DDR4 RAM and 3.2 Terabytes of Storage space. The desktop runs well on Manjaro Linux and I am quite happy with the way things turned out.

> In case you are wondering about the title, here is an interesting explanation for the term “Everything But The Kitchen Sink

Memory and Disk space usage for Linux on Dell D520

Reviewing My 2007 Dell Latitude : Still Going Strong

Do not throw away that old computer just it- it may have useful life left!

The beast surprisingly works rather well even in 2022 – nearly 15 years later! I recently had it serviced- fan is still noisy when it kicks in, but the rest of the system works well. The system originally supported 4 GB of RAM- 1 module of 2 GB is shot. But with a 1.67 Ghz dual core Intel CPU, 2 GB DDR 2 667 Mhz RAM and 120 GB of SATA SSD, the system shows no signs of ageing when I run ZorinOS or Manjaro Linux on it.

Wordpress ‘Installers’ on Debian11

WordPress ‘Installers’ on Debian11

Installing WordPress on Debian using command line installers is quite a task. Almost every tool such as Webinoly, Slickstack or WordOps requires Ubuntu LTS (version 20.04 at the time of writing). But what happens when one really wants Debian 11 instead of Ubuntu? Read on

The installers for WordPress that are command line based- not yet ready for Debian 11- as on August end 2021.
Testing Webinoly, WordOps and Openlitespeed’s one click installer