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by jess
Sat Jan 21, 2006 5:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: URDU fonts for linux?
Replies: 5
Views: 5520

Contrary to what some zealots will tell you on this forum, the "Nafees Web Naskh" fonts from CRULP are completely free and can be distributed without restrictions and also bundled with other GPL stuff. Moreover these are the best Urdu fonts that can be used on the web.
by jess
Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Urdu keyboard with Unicode control characters
Replies: 0
Views: 2458

Urdu keyboard with Unicode control characters

The config files for Linux Urdu keyboard with Unicode control characters are available here.

http://www.geocities.com/urdutext/linux_kb.html
by jess
Mon Nov 28, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: What is Future of Linux in U.A.E.
Replies: 4
Views: 2996

The future in UAE is bleak. People with a lot of money to burn do not care about Linux. They need ready support. Only freedom-loving people have any use for Linux :-)
by jess
Sat Nov 19, 2005 7:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: INTERNET of Pakistan
Replies: 14
Views: 8425

Thanks guys, lot of useful and new information. From what I can understand, it seems that there really is no internet in Pakistan. The ISP's only have pipes to the PTCL gateway in Karachi. The ISP's have no routing intelligence, all traffic is forwarded to PTCL Karachi gateway. If the COMSATS ISP in...
by jess
Fri Nov 18, 2005 6:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: INTERNET of Pakistan
Replies: 14
Views: 8425

Re: INTERNET of Pakistan

[1]. [2] - they were not accessible the last time this happened mainly because most isps are not connected to each other (peered). They are just resellers of bandwidth that they buy from PTCL. For example I could not connect to metrobank.com.pk despite the fact that it is hosted by cyber, when I co...
by jess
Thu Nov 17, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: INTERNET of Pakistan
Replies: 14
Views: 8425

INTERNET of Pakistan

In the backdrop of UN conference on internet governance, a question came to my mind: Suppose the country was completely cut-off from the outside internet (fibre, satellite, and all). In this scenario, I put some vague questions below (since I have limited knowledge of how the internet works and am t...
by jess
Sun Nov 13, 2005 8:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ubuntu 6.04 (Dapper Drake) Daily Build
Replies: 1
Views: 1795

Why should one care about a daily build?
by jess
Sat Oct 29, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: FSK Generation in PHP
Replies: 2
Views: 7105

FSK tones are just sine waves, one frequency for "1"-bit, another frequency for "0" -bit.

I would prefer scilab. It can save wav files.

http://www.scilab.org/
by jess
Sat Oct 29, 2005 5:31 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: Help --> Filter Noise from wav file
Replies: 6
Views: 10797

If the change in recording procedure works, that's good.

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by jess
Fri Oct 28, 2005 4:14 am
Forum: Programming
Topic: Help --> Filter Noise from wav file
Replies: 6
Views: 10797

does not look like a noise issue. can you post the two wave files somewhere?
by jess
Sat Oct 22, 2005 3:23 pm
Forum: Programming
Topic: Help Required --> Play audio (*.wav/*.au) file
Replies: 2
Views: 6414

How about "aplay" for ALSA?
by jess
Sat Oct 15, 2005 4:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: earthquakepakistan.com needs help to run the site.
Replies: 4
Views: 3955

Can't anyone in Pakistan make a website without heavy graphics or flash?
by jess
Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: URDU LINUX RESEARCH SUCCESSFUL-We have a URDU Linux OS Now!
Replies: 10
Views: 12481

On fossfp site, under "Linux Urdu Localization," I found some *.doc files!!!

Screenshots was empty!

Are these guys serious? Does anyone know?

The only Urdu wording is from some Malysian guy.
by jess
Tue Aug 23, 2005 4:33 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Enabling Direct Rendering
Replies: 5
Views: 5140

Check your # dmesg if there is any problem reported regarding it. Note that it requires at least 32M videoRam, so the option in xorg.conf should be Section "Module" Load "dbe" # Double-buffering Load "GLcore" # OpenGL support Load "dri" # Direct rendering infrastructure Load "glx" # OpenGL X protoco...
by jess
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Post in URDU - COME INSIDE TO DETAILS
Replies: 32
Views: 13682

Urdu on Google Groups

If you are having difficulty reading Urdu on Google Groups, it is because that GG specifies Arial fonts and the older Arial fonts on WIN 2000/ XP cannot handle Urdu. The solution is 1) to patch XP (SP2 or whatever) which includes new Arial fonts OR 2) Force your browser to use Urdu capable fonts thu...

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