Category Archives: Tips/Code Snippets

Build An MP3 Catalogue System With Perl – Conclusion

In the last post we saw how to read ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags using perl. In this post we will continue our journey towards creating a simple catalog for the MP3 collection. Quickly Getting the Desired Information out of the MP3 … Continue reading

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Build An MP3 Catalogue System With Perl – Basics

My mp3 collection was increasing and I wanted to build a catalogue for the same. There are various steps in having even a simple catalogue system. In this post and a few posts that will follow, I will be explaining … Continue reading

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Time-zone Setting in Linux and BSDs from Shell

Often the default time-zone in a linux and bsd system does not match our preferences. On a system which we have installed ourself, we may have selected the appropriate time-zone during installation, but as systems administrators we often get our … Continue reading

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Creating a DEB package for Oracle Java

Linux based operating systems comes by default with Open JDK installations. Often it is necessary for various developmental needs to install the Oracle Java. Oracle only supplies two installations of Java for Linux based operating systems – a rpm and … Continue reading

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Nokia Asha 310 – Sync Contacts With Google Contacts using SyncML

Today I swapped my aging 4 year old Nokia 5800 Xpress Music with Nokia Asha 310 (Dual SIM with WiFI) from a local mobile store. The phone after the swap cost me Rs 3600/-. From last more than 8 months … Continue reading

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