How I met the qutebrowser


It was through the 'windows' of Internet Explorer that I first got a glimpse of the Internet world. During those days, every PC you buy came with a version of Windows XP installed. I doubt if I knew about any other browsers back then ( I don't think I even cared.). A couple of years… Continue reading How I met the qutebrowser

i3- A tiling window manager to declutter your desktop


The corona virus pandemic has forced many governments to enforce a lockdown. This has forced many of us to work from home. Over the last several weeks I have been trying to perfect my home desktop environment to make me as productive as possible and to optimise all the resources I have. At the office… Continue reading i3- A tiling window manager to declutter your desktop

A weekend on the banks of Kaveri


Travel is one of the greatest stress busters, that I have ever experienced and that too there is nothing like a trip out into the wild. My wife and I never missed an opportunity to travel until our little angel arrived in 2018. Since then we were on a break from travel and was patiently… Continue reading A weekend on the banks of Kaveri

Rowing through the canals of Munroe Islands


The first time I saw the name Munroe Islands was almost a decade back. It was during a train journey from Kottayam to Thiruvananthapuram, that I noticed a small railway station called 'Munroe Thuruthu'. It might have been the name that fascinated me. I used to wonder what was outside that railway platform. What the… Continue reading Rowing through the canals of Munroe Islands

Rtags completes Emacs


This post is a description of how to setup Rtags on Emacs.  The internet is has quite a few resources about Rtags' setup, but despite that I had to go over several of them to get things up and running for me. Rtags is ideally meant to work for C++ projects that use CMake build… Continue reading Rtags completes Emacs

A tale by the river : Talakadu


Let me take my readers today to a hamlet called Talakadu. Once a capital city of the Ganga dynasty, now reduced to a 'heap of sand'. There are many legends, folklore and mysteries surrounding Talakadu. Legend says that aeons ago in the Jungles of this area lived two brothers (some stories say they were demons,… Continue reading A tale by the river : Talakadu