Easily share files between Ubuntu Linux and Android with Samba

Although both Ubuntu and Android are OSs using the Linux kernel, most of the software developed for managing Android devices from PCs, are either for Windows or for MacOS. There doesn’t exist any application for Ubuntu – that I know of – that can manage media, text messages, and other content in an Android device. […]

ICT Seminar for Grade 10, 11, and 12 Students of Rahula College

Last 11th, we – senior members of Team|RCMweb – conducted a seminar on ICT for Grade 10, 11, and 12 students of Rahula College.

Bluetooth Keyboard with Touchpad

I ordered a Bluetooth Keyboard with Touchpad from eBay, so that I can connect it to my Sony Xperia P through the USB On-The-Go cable I bought recently. The main reason I wanted a keyboard with a touchpad, is that I can only connect one device to my Sony Xperia P through the USB OTG cable. […]

USB On-The-Go (USB OTG) Cable

My Sony Xperia P supports the technology called “USB OTG“, which stands for “USB On-The-Go”. This technology allows devices to act as hosts and connect to other devices through USB cables. Since the moment I got to know that my phone has the ability, I wanted to give it a try, so I ordered a […]

Google Doodle for Sri Lankan Independence Day and “Oh, only Sri Lankans can see it. :(“

Google have made a doodle for Sri Lankan Independence Day, which is a good thing. But seems like some of the Sri Lankans I saw in several social networks are disappointed about the fact that the doodle is limited to only Sri Lanka.

WebIssues: Easier Issue Tracking

When we started developing software systems at Sanmark Solutions, we always felt the need to have a proper issue tracking system. So I read about, downloaded, installed and tested many of the well reputed issue tracking systems such as BugZilla, MantisBT and few others. But finally WebIssues was the solution!

Git Clone from Linux to Windows through Local Network

Earlier, I blogged about how to clone a Git repository from Windows to Linux through a local network. Now, I think it’s necessary that I should write something about the other way around, which is cloning a Git repository in a shared directory of a Linux machine to a machine using Windows. This is how […]

Git Clone from Windows to Linux through Local Network

Working on a project at Sanmark Solutions, I encountered a situation where I needed to clone a Git repository placed in a shared directory in a Windows machine into a working directory in a Linux machine. First I tried to do it with SSH, but I wasn’t successful. I guess that’s because I am not […]

2012 In Review

I think it’s time for me to restart blogging again. Not that I have a huge reader base eagerly waiting to consume stuff that I might put in my blog, rather I should restart it for the purpose of sharing what I learn, that I think would be needed by me again at some pant […]

Enable receiving money to Sri Lanka through PayPal.

What is PayPal? PayPal is the most popular money transferring service used online. Although it is a service provided by a private company, it is considered the de facto standard of online money transfers. PayPal is very useful for internet users to pay online for the goods and services they purchase through internet, and get […]