Online learning in Chinese – XuetangX

China announces edX platform to power its new online learning portal XuetangX. This online is especially useful for Chinese students who wish to get some supplementary knowledge on academic courses. For English speaking learners, this website provides English translation subtitles in their course video (maybe not all). Beside the subtitles, the professors use English during their presentation.
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Boot into new kernel in Fedora 19

Since kernel 3.10, everytime I did a kernel upgrade, my fedora just wouldn’t boot into this new kernel. Also I have previously set my TIMEOUT to 0, which means I won’t have a choice during boot.

The problem is not big nor severe, but it did took me some time to figure how.

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Using Mutt as Email client

I’ve always fascinated with my professor Jim Diamond’s email client, and how it interacts with his zsh. Start from today, I am going to change my main email client from Thunderbird to Mutt too. Here is a small piece of snippet that I put into my ~/.mutt configuration. You may follow my steps and copy the necessary information to your mutt configuration files.

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