Chamal's Blog


Snapshots taken while traversing through ones and zeroes

#FloodSL – How you can help

[Last Update 29/05/2017: 01:00 P.M] Sri Lanka is currently facing the southwest monsoon and with the monsoon, like in the last year, there are flooding and displacement. As of now the number of deaths increases to 164 while 104 persons missing. Extreme weather forecasted to continue over next couple of hours/days as well, so the numbers may rise. This year … Read More


Let’s make Sri Lanka Cricket great again!

Sri Lanka lost another home series. This time for Australia Sri Lanka lost the ODI series to South Africa Sri Lanka lost the second test match to Bangladesh Sri Lanka lost the first ODI match to Bangladesh by 90 runs Different opponents, different venues and the same result. It has been a very arduous time for being a Sri Lankan … Read More


Windows Update Cannot Check For Updates ?

Rather quick post about a problem which I’ve encountered recently when I tried to set up a test environment of Windows 7 machine, I wanted to have a test machine with the latest windows updates. Each time I tried to update the test machine, I couldn’t go beyond the below screen, which was very annoying, considering the time I tried … Read More


Working with a Mac OS – 1

For the last couple of days I had the luxury to work with Mac devices, which was bit tedious at first. However just like the other cases, It gets quite interesting once you know more about Mac OSs. Here in this blog post, I would like to share few tips which could helpful for anyone who are about to start … Read More


Access denied – Call ‘chmod’, May be ?

Have you ever experienced a message saying politely that you have no privileges to perform an action? I am pretty much sure that all of you may have that experience. Like for an example, suddenly your DB server stopped you have to restart the server to continue your work, but the remote user which you are using has not the … Read More


Starting point . . . .

If you ever thought life with computer programs are cool as MS Dhoni’s head, You my dear friend, You are so wrong. Even though it makes fun at times, most of times its not. Purpose of this blog is not to highlight the mentioned fact, but to help anyone to overcome the situations to be happened. ( Even though our … Read More