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If your blog supports UTF-8 encoding then it is very easy to write and comment in Malayalam in your blog. This method should also be applicable for any of your sites that support UTF-8. Your website should support storage of UTF-8 characters in your application's database and also you should have a <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> in your pages where you want to read or write Malayalam
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BSNL is one of the leading broadband providers in India. They have managed to provide blazing fast internet connections at rates affordable to an average middle class Indian. Although they provide top quality connection speeds with very little down time, their technical support leaves a lot to be desired. More so when it comes to configuring connections in Linux. They just mention Linux as "other operating systems" in their help guides. This article covers the configuration of the BSNL Dataone broadband connection over a Dare Global DB108 modem-router on Ubuntu.
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Computer prices have dropped almost 80% over the last 5-6 years. From around 50-60 thousand rupees for an entry level system, prices have gone down to around 13k-15k. Parallely laptop prices have also been going down proportionately. However laptops are still being tiered, though in the lower rungs, in the luxury item range. This is reflected in the premium people are being made to pay when buying a laptop. Inspite of this, the laptop market is a booming market and more and more people are considering a laptop as their first computer. As with any growing market there is an opportunity for businesses to exploit the lack of information available for the customers. Through this analysis we would like to present before you aspects you have to consider before deciding to buy a laptop
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Zyxware Technologies was started with a strong vision to promote Linux and Open Technologies across India and make people aware of its advantages over proprietary softwares. As the first step towards it, we started our operations in Trivandrum. We have been installing and supporting Ubuntu on all computers sold by our company. We are happy to extend this support for Ubuntu to all its existing users and to those who would like to try out Ubuntu in and across the the city of Trivandrum.
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HCL Infosystems has some very competitively priced laptops in the Indian market. Here is a snapshot of the approximate prices of some of the models that are currently available in the Trivandrum market. The listed prices are indicative of the actual price but the actual price could be lower than the listed price. Please contact us at 0471-4063818 if you need up-to-date prices of any of these models.
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Linux has been growing in leaps and bounds in terms of internationalization. Setting up a Linux box for Reading and Writing in Malayalam has become pretty straightforward, thanks to passionate promoters like Peringodan, Cibu and Suresh and the countless others who have contributed through their efforts.
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It is one thing to learn languages from a book and it is a totally different thing to try out these languages on your PC. Once you get feel of the languages and the technologies the next step is to set up the development and testing environment on your PC. Since we are focusing on web based application development using mostly open technologies we will be covering only these relevant areas. Editor
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Freelance projects fall into a separate category of projects in that they target independent developers and are inherently smaller in size. The company/person giving the project, might not require to engage a larger company for the project because of the size of the project or, might be doing it just to cut costs. In either case the likelyhood that the project is based on a popular open source solution is very high. This likelihood is confirmed from the high percentage of OSS applications related freelancing projects available in all the freelancing sites.
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Linux is the epitome of the FLOSS model. For a developing country like India, the FLOSS paradigm works out to be an optimal solution. This is not just because FLOSS philosophy means free software, although it is one of the crucial factors. We at Zyxware would like to offer our services for free for people interested in trying out Linux. Currently we will be providing this service only to people in Trivandrum. If you would like to install Linux on your PC we will be more than happy to send one of our service engineers and install it on your PC. Dont worry about trying it out - your old operating system will be maintained as it is. All you would need is around 5GB of free hard disk space and you are ready. If you would like to know more about linux or, to see how it works or, to try it out on your PC, give us a call at 0471-2437711 or drop by our office.
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The project aims to open up the freelancing market for the Student Community and thereby give tremendous exposure and technologically empower the students. Ultimately this aims to create a vibrant technical forum or even a company owned by students among the students that can nurture innovation and entrepreneurship among the students and promote open ideas, technologies and products. Background and Motivation
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Ever since we started our pc sales and services division we have been trying to get a system with 100% linux supported hardware. One of the pieces which had been the stumbling block till now had been the internal modem. We had tried all the internal modems available in the Trivandrum local market and we had failed, ... well not all. We have found the missing link!
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Freelancing is not just sitting home and earning some extra income, it is in fact a proven career option. Anybody who is capable of working in an IT company should be able to earn as much or even more through freelancing. Besides being a viable employment option for the unemployed, it gives students and non-IT employees an addional revenue source. As the adage goes - there is no free lunch - you have to put in some effort to get into this field. However it is not very difficult and if one spends some dedicated effort he/she can start off in this field in a matter of 2-4 weeks.
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Web-Development projects are one of the most widely available freelancing projects. The entry barrier for this segment of the market is also pretty low. The income generation possibilities are moderate to pretty decent. Remuneration would range anywhere from 1$ per hour to 15$ per hour depending on the type of job, complexity of the job and the nature of commitment. A vast majority of these projects use a small set of widely popular technologies. The following list gives some of the more popular technologies you need to learn to start with freelance web-development work
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Even though Kerala can proudly claim that it has almost 100% literacy rates, the e-literacy rates are dismally low. The younger generation is being initiated into the world of computers through their schools very early in their lives. However the not-so-young generation has missed the bus and of these only those with strong initiative have successfully gotten into the bandwagon.
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The much awaited World Cup 07 has started. It is unfortunate that you have a world cup competition smack in the middle of exam season. Ever wished you could record the whole matches and view it later. Dont worry here is the simple solution. In 4 easy steps you can convert your computer into a TV and use it to watch and/or record all the world cup matches.
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We started zyxware with a vision to play an active role in changing the world around us positively. We are happy to announce the pilot mode launch of our first community initiative - [email protected] Through this project we hope to empower the student community technologically and financially. We hope that this would also give them a wonderful opportunity to learn and try new technologies, interact with other students with similar likes and the best part - get paid for doing this.
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We are on the lookout for people for the following positions for our Software Services division. A basic degree will be expected as the minimum educational qualification. We have immediate openings for these postions. PHP Programmer (2+ yrs exp) - Requires a minimum of 2 years programming experience in PHP and MySQL. Knowledge in SMARTY and JQUERY would be a plus.
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