Friday, May 10, 2013

something nontechie - this time it's about vegetables...

You will find here alphabetical list of all vegetables used in indian kitchen along with their names in English and Indian languages, Hindi, Marathi and Kannada.
This a list of culinary vegetables. That is, some of these are actually fruits but are used as vegetables. So they are included in this list.
We are still adding to this vegetable list. Please let us know if we have missed any vegetables using the comments below or our comment form. Thank you in advance.
English Hindi Marathi Kannada
Ashgourd Petha Kohala Budkumbalkai
Artichoke Hathichouk

Aubergine-Eggplant
-Brinjal
Baigan Baingan Vangi Badnekai
Banana-raw Kachcha Kela Kachchi Keli Balekai
French Beans Farasbi
Farasbi Hurlikai
Beans - Runner Farasbi Farasbi Hurlikai
Beetroot Chukandar Beetroot Beetroot
Bell Pepper/Capsicum Simla Mirch Dhobli Mirchi Donmensinkai
Bitter Gourd Karela Karle Hagalkai
Bottle Gourd Lauki - Kaddu - Doodhi Doodhi Bhopla Sorekai
Broad Beans - Fava Beans - Field Bean Papdi - Val - Bakla Papdi - Val Avarekai
Cabbage BandGobi, Pattagobi Kobi Kosu , Elé kosu
Capsicum/Bell Pepper Simla Mirch Dhobli Mirchi Donmensinkai
Carrot Gajar Gajar Gajjari
Cauliflower Phoolgobi Cauliflower, flower Hookosu/ Cauliflower
Cilanto, Coriander leaves Kothmir Kothimbir Kothambari soppu
Cluster Beans Gavar Gavar Gorikai
Colacassia Arbi - Arvi Alu chi pane Kesu
Corn Makkai Maka Musakina Jola
Cow Peas - Lobia Chawli Alsande
Cucumber Kheera - Kakdi Kakdi Savatekai
Double Beans Boda Double bee Chapparadavrekai
Drumstick
Shingh phali / Sahjan ki phali Shevagyachi sheng Nuggekai
Field Beans Val Val Avrekai
Garlic Lahasun Lasun Bellulli
Gherkins Tendli Tondali Tondekai
Green Chili Hari Mirch Hirvi Mirchi Hasi Mensinkai
Green Peas Mutter Matar, Vatana Hasi Batani
Ivy Gourd - Tindora Tondli
Tondali Tondekai
Jackfruit (raw)
Kathal Phanas Halasina hannu
Knolkol
Gathgobi, knolkol Navalkol Navil kosu
Lady Finger - Okra Bhindi Bhendi Bendekai
Long Beans - Cowpea Lobia
Chawli, Chavli Alsande
Mushroom Khumb , Guchhi Khumb, Kutryachi chattri Anabe
Onion Pyaj Kanda Irulli, Ullagaddi
Potato Aloo / Batata Aloo / Batata Batata Aloogedde
Pumpkin Kaddu Bhopla Kumbalkai
Radish Muli Mula Mulangi
Radish Pods Mungre, moongre, mooli pods Dingari, mulyachya shenga Mulangi saang
Ridgegourd Turai Dodka - Ghosavale Hirekai
Sweet Potato Surti Kand Ratali Gensu
Tamarind Imli Chinch Hunsekai, hunse hannu
Yam Surti Kand Suran Surangadde

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Boot a USB Flash Drive in VirtualBox

Original URL: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/boot-a-usb-flash-drive-in-virtualbox/

Here, we show you how we booted from a USB Flash Drive in VirtualBox. This process will allow you to run your Portable Linux from the USB Flash Drive or external hard drive while still running from Windows. By default VirtualBox does not support USB Boot. However this is easily attainable by mapping a virtual machine to the USB Drive.

VirtualBox Website: http://www.virtualbox.org
How to Boot from a USB Flash Drive in VirtualBox
  1. Download and Install VirtualBox (Install to the default path)
  2. Click Start > Run Type diskmgmt.msc and click OK (In Vista/Win7 use the Start > Search Box)
    (1) Locate your USB Disk #
    Diskmgmt.msc
  3. Open a command prompt cmd.exe (run as admin in Vista/Win7)
  4. Type cd %programfiles%\oracle\virtualbox
  5. Type the following (replace # with your USB Disk number from step 2)
    VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename "%USERPROFILE%"\.VirtualBox\usb.vmdk -rawdisk \\.\PhysicalDrive#
  6. Start VirtualBox (run as admin in Vista/Win7) and create a New Virtual Machine Create a New Virtual Machine
  7. When prompted for a Virtual Hard Disk, tick use existing hard disk and select usb.vmdk Select Existing Virtual Disk usb.vmdk
  8. Once you have finished creating your New Virtual Machine, click StartStart VirtualBox
If all goes well, VirtualBox should now be running the Linux version installed on your USB device emulated from within Windows.