Meetup with Linuxers

Hello all, The last post mentioned about the revival of LinuxChix India but in making the community alive again, a large role has been played by Indian Linux Users Group-Delhi. ILUG-D was also a very active group but has been inactive for past few years. Now, they’ve started off again and have been doing pretty…

Five minutes to love Vim

Hello, Today’s article is a result of my sympathies and love for Vim. Sympathies because not a single person on internet would leave Vim without mocking. Even exiting Vim is considered as tough as getting an interview with the company you like (hottest thing on my mind 😛 ). Jokes apart. Vim is the best…

An overview of NFWS

Hallo, I attended the most awaited Netfilter Workshop in Amsterdam. It was a great experience. I met so many amazing people, some also guided me about my future plans. I realized that I would have missed out an important meeting if I had not attended this workshop. You should also attend any workshops you might…

Setting up mutt

Hello, Recently, I attended a workshop organized by IEEE Delhi Section Student Network about Open Source Software. The speaker was none other than Tapasweni Pathak. It turned out to be an amazing workshop which helped many people getting started with OSS. Since the workshop was about Open Source, a good mailing client for sending out…

Netfilter workshop

Hola! After having worked for netfilter’s project nftables as a part of my Outreachy internship, I have been invited to the 12th Annual Netfilter Workshop which is going to happen in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Great thing is that I got my visa today and I will be able to attend it. I would also be…

Simplest guide to using connlabel

Hello everyone, Today my post is going to be about an iptables/nftables match called connlabel. connlabels are similar to connmarks, except labels are bit-based; i.e. all labels may be attached to a flow at the same time. nftables supports 1024 connlabels. This LWN article covers about it. Now, you must be wondering that why am…

Clean the kernel code

Hi all, This post will cover about some widely used tools to clean up the Linux kernel code. I am going to write about the three tools that I use for serving the purpose. So, here goes the list: Sparse : a tool for static code analysis that helps kernel developers to detect coding errors.…