Sufi Nawaz

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Linux /etc/resolv.conf equivalent in Windows 8 to add Domain Suffixes

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To add search domain names to resolve in Linux, I can simple add them to /etc/resolv.conf file. But what about in Windows 8? Follow these simple steps to add search domain names in Windows 8. Find your network adapter in Network Connections. In my case, I’m using Wi-Fi adapter. Right click on it and go to Properties. Select TCP/IPv4 and click on Properties. Under General tab, click on Advanced. This will open Advanced TCP/IP Settings window Check on Append these DNS suffixes(in order) and click on Add… Add one or multiple domain suffix….read more

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Few thoughts on Life. No big deal.

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As midnight draws closer, my sense of wisdom wants to burst out every now so often. And so I shall tonight. I am going to share some thoughts on life, and might I add – trust me, I’m an expert – I’ve lived it. Life is tough. Despite the most horrific experiences in life, life moves on. It has to. Breaking up with a loved one or even losing close ones forever, life moves on. It’s tougher than you know. Life is fragile. So take good care of it. Exercise…read more

NASA Papercraft Models

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NASA Kids provides instructions on how to build paper models of space fleet. Check it out at: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm?Filename=papermodels On a related note, if you’re interested in building a paper model (or other types) of Hubble space telescope, you will find  this following link useful: http://hubblesite.org/the_telescope/hand-held_hubble/

Half a decade from homeland

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It is now officially half a decade since my last presence in People’s Republic of Bangladesh. I miss the people more than anything else and I miss the feeling of just being there. It’s almost scary to realize how time flies. The concept of a home no longer ties to fixed physical location in the map. It ties to a intangible idea. That feeling you get of not really being sure of what home is anymore – I get that now.