About cruxrebels

Hola! I am Abhishek Agrawal from Odisha, India. Presently I am working as a Software Engineer in the silicon valley of India. I am a man of all crafts, but master of none. Ideator, Design thinker, Software engineer, Blogger, Merrymaker, Adventurer, Biker, Influencer and Wonderer of the why of things. I am one of the people who love the why of things. I like exploring the wild, scrawling away anything on the paper that goes on in my mind, the feel of wind on my face, smell of fresh paper, scent of the damp sand just after the first rains of the season, the roar of an engine, listening to music, gaming, little excursions with my friends and many more small little things that makes me smile and blends joy in my life. When I play any outdoor game its always Football..!!! I am an avid fan of FC Barcelona...I am a full-time non-Argentine Messi preacher. My other favorites include Hernandez Xavi, David Villa, Carlos Tevez and of course Andres Iniesta. I have always been interested in music and I picked up learning how to play a Guitar (a string musical instrument) during my college days but I never gave it enough time to be any good at it, but I never fail to mention it at every given opportunity. I am also a freelance writer cum poet at my blog "cruxrebels.wordpress.com" and a self proclaimed metalhead and headbanger.

Start saving today for the expensive education tomorrow


Start saving today for tomorrow’s expensive education


(Source: http://www.qsdigitalsolutions.com/blog/world-class-education-system-in-india/)

Higher education in colleges and universities has become a lot more expensive than it used to be; Continue reading

Zee Cinema: Flying Jatt Premiere

Watch the World Television Premiere of Flying Jatt on Saturday, 22nd October at 8 PM only on Zee Cinema. Here are 10 reasons to watch the film on Zee Cinema on 22 Oct@8PM: 

  1. India’s first flying Superhero

India’s first flying superhero – A Flying Jatt saves the day in the coolest way. Bestowed not only with this incredible superpower our man can also display some jaw-dropping martial art moves. Continue reading

GAIL Indian Speedstar, an athletics initiative

I thought there weren’t much initiatives done to help Indian athletes in their preparation and training and support them to help represent the country in the Olympics. But after hearing about GAIL Indian Speedstar initiative my thoughts have changed. GAIL (India) Limited and National Yuva Cooperative Society (NYCS), launched a grassroots athletics program GAIL Indian Speedstar on the 22nd of March, 2016 at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi. This program is aimed at unearthing young talent across the length and breadth of India. Continue reading

LastPass: Password Manager for Ubuntu

Today, I have revisited some of my old notes and saw some sensitive information stored in it. To my horror those were not encrypted which made me think back on all my security and privacy measures in this world full of chaotic hacking where personal data and sensitive information are the most important things right now. Continue reading

Installing JRE/JDK on Ubuntu

As a lot of articles and programs require to have Java installed, this article will guide you through the process of installing and managing different versions of Java Runtime Environment.  Continue reading

Skype installation on Ubuntu

Whether its interviews, business meetings or video chatting with your lovers, Skype is the preferred way to go.

Installation of skype is as easy as cakewalk, just run the below commands and you’re good to go. Continue reading

Search for an Ubuntu package

You can use this command to know if Ubuntu has a particular package packaged. If yes get to know the correct packagename you were trying to search for. Use Continue reading

uGet – Download Manager for Linux

Shifted from Windows? Missing Internet Download Manager?

Well, Linux has its own download manager which runs on Windows too. uGet is the IDM best suited on Linux. To install fire up your terminal and run: Continue reading

Setup offline dictionary on Ubuntu with audio pronunciation

I use dict. dict is a CLI client dictd server (offline usage).

First allow the universe repo:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) universe"

Install: Continue reading

Install Steam: Yes, you can game on Ubuntu

Gamer? Dig games on Steam? Moved to Ubuntu?

Nice to have your acquaintance. So let’s get started, shall we? 😀

It’s as easy as shooting the below command on your terminal.

sudo apt-get install steam

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