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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Search Linux Kernel code from Google Chrome

If you're a kernel developer, you must be familiar with Linux Cross Reference (LXR) sites.. there are a few of them out there, but I find the most convinent and the the fastest, it also uses a newer version of LXR than others.

If you're a Google Chrome user, you can easily add a new custom search type for LXR:
1. Open chrome and go to: chrome://settings/searchEngines
2. Add the following entry: Search engine:, keyword: lxr, Query:

3. Now you can search for any Linux kernel symbol directly from chrome, for example: go to the toolbar and type "lxr skb_dst"

4. Chrome will build the URL query for you, and results are shown directly in the browser tab.. happy kernel browsing :)

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Apple website snapshot Oct 5th 2011, 5:10 pm

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sony HX100v - GPS location

The new Sony HX100 is GPS-enabled, this feature is very cool, especially when paired with Google Picasa.
For Example, when you upload a photo to picasa web album, the location on the map is viewed automatically (make sure that location permission is granted).

And, also through Picasa application on your computer, if you have Google Earth installed, you will be able to see a small icon of Google maps on the photo, then you can click on Geo-Tag button, and Google Earth will be launched and will show your picture location.. neat ha?

Sony HX100v - 10fps Collage

Finally got my new Sony HX100v, a lot of features I'd like to try.
My favorite feature is the 10 frames per second (each is full resolution of 16.2MP).. this feature existed in the previous HX1 as well.. first day trying me new camera I got this collage.. click on the picture for better resolution, or check zoom-in option under this link.

To make collage (especialy for such a nice feature) you can use Google Picasa and follow these simple steps.

Select the photos and click on Collage:

Edit the Collage settings, and generate the collage photo!

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Bird's kick vs. Spartan's kick

I found it hard to ignore the analogy between these two..
This is Spartaaaaa
I mean: This is.. my bird-girl-frieeeend