Sachin S. Kamath

I am a self-proclaimed command-line warrior and web ninja, who slays the bad folks (usually with a -9). I love security and forensics as much as I love Python.

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Fedora 27 Release Party - Coimbatore

As part of Anokha Tech Fest, a 2 day FOSS workshop was hosted in Amrita School of Engineering on 22nd and 23rd of February along with a Fedora Release party on the second day. Around 40 people from various years and disciplines attended the event to learn about Linux, Open …

Fedora and me at Devconf


Devconf is an annual developer conference which happens across continents and I got an opportunity to attend the Europe edition of Devconf in Brno, Czech Republic. Devconf is a 3 day event filled with super-cool tech talks about the latest Red Hat and general open-source technology.

Tell me more …

Flock '17 - Day 2

I woke up pretty early for day 2 because my session was the first one for the day, and I had to polish my slides a bit. We had the usual introduction to the day by Bex which was followed by my CommOps and metrics workshop.

The workshop was split …

Flock '17 - Day 1

After a good nights sleep, I woke up pretty early for attending the session lined up on Day1. I walked to a nearby restaurant for breakfast and rushed back to the conference room just in time for the traditional State of Fedora Talk by the FPL (Fedora Project Leader), Matthew …

Flock '17 - Day 0

I recently attended Flock Conference, the annual conference of Fedora Project, where contributors from all around the world (yep, the 5 continents) come together, meet, hack and have fun. This edition of Flock was hosted in Hyannis, a beautiful city in the Cape Cod peninsula. In this post, I'll try …

Arch, Arch and away!

Foo : Hey, I just installed Arch and I can't connect to the internet.

Bar : Hey, my DE won't boot in Arch. Help, please.

FooBar : Man, I installed Arch and I can't find sudo. Will I die?

I wanted to put this up on Devrant but thought I'd write a bit …

Wrapping your head around SSH tunnels

Understanding SSH tunnels and real-time examples.

The dumb Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the trending buzz word in the field of computing today. Going by the dictionary, IoT is a collective name given to pieces of hardware, varying in size and power, from different corners of the world to the one large entity: The Internet. IoT is …

The final week - GSoC Wrap Up

Happy Independence day, India!

Also, today marks the beginning of the GSoC deadline week. This post will wrap-up what I have done during my intern period.

Community Bonding period

  • Figure out how fedmsg works
    fedmsg (FEDerated MeSsaGe bus) is a python package and API defining a brokerless messaging architecture to …

Identifying Fedora Contributors - Stats for Flock

Quoting the Fedora Wiki :

Flock is an annual conference for Fedora contributors to come together, discuss new ideas, work to make those ideas a reality, and continue to promote the core values of the Fedora Community: Freedom, Friends, Features, and First.

I was working on generating statistics for Flock this …