Krishnakanth Alagiri

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Pop_OS looks Neat and Productive. Period.

As of 2020, Windows is still the dominant desktop OS comprising nearly 90% of it’s demographic and I was in it for over 14 years. It was initially fast but as time progressed, the Windows updates stacked up along with previously installed softwares. …


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Even though the Raspberry Pi comes with an HDMI port, most projects are headless (runs without a display), which suggests you’re mostly using SSH to access the system. I’m bored of seeing the most basic login banner with no information. This login banner is your MOTD…


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As the long-term evolution (LTE) system embracing 4G is reaching maturity, it is reasonable for humanity to ponder “what’s next?”

We all know that 5G is a paradigm shift from 4G with very high carrier frequencies, massive bandwidths, a tremendous amount of base station and device…


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When you realize your system is getting slow and is unable to handle the current number of requests even with optimizations, you need to scale the system sooner than you can optimize further. Building a scalable system also drives to a lower Total Cost of Ownership…


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Linux packaging formats compared

Linux often gets a bad reputation when it comes to installing software, and this is because we have so many different application distribution formats. …


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I experimented with GNOME vs KDE Plasma on an Ubuntu 20.04.

Both default setups of KDE and GNOME are simply legible. Plasma looks like what you’d expect if you’re coming from Windows, with its bottom panel, menu, and task manager, and the defaults are clean and simple, rather welcoming for a new user.

GNOME, on the other…

Krishnakanth Alagiri

I write code 🚀. I also trade stocks for fun 📈. GitHub: github.com/bearlike

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