Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

World’s most popular desktop Linux distribution, Ubuntu moves to version 14.04 LTS. This time around the code name for Ubuntu is ‘Trusty Tahr‘ and it’s a long term support release (LTS) geared toward providing a more polished desktop experience. I bet you’re wondering what is exactly a Tahr right? Frankly, I’d never heard of such an animal until Ubuntu picked it as the mascot for this release. I have to give the Ubuntu developers credit for consistently finding weirdly named animals to represent each Ubuntu release. They must have a guy or gal who spends part of his or her …

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The Seven Ages

‘The Seven Ages’ taken from William Shakespeare’s famous play, ‘As You Like It’ describes the seven phases in a man’s life – from childhood to old age. The poem is a monologue and a melancholy by Jaques, a character in the play. The world is but a global stage and all men and women presented here are mere puppets in the hands of destiny. Just like the infrastructure of a stage, the world has its own entrances and exits. Every man in his entire lifetime has many parts to play. His total number of acts in his life time are …

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Lala Lajpat Rai

The Land which is drained by the sweet water of five rivers. The Land which yields golden crops and satiates the hunger of millions. The Land which has braved numerous invasions, has given India, a brave son – Punjab Kesari – The Lion of Punjab – Lala Lajpat Rai. Lala Lajpat Rai was born on 28th January, 1865 to Munshi Radha Krishna Azad and Gulab Devi in Dudhke village of Ferozepur district. He received his initial education in Government Higher Secondary School, Rewari in late 1870s and early 1880s, where his father Radha Krishna was an Urdu teacher.

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