Use your ssh-agent for cron scripts with keychain

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Friday, February 27, 2009

Here's a great IBM howto explaining how to use your ssh-agent for cron scripts with keychain.

Related: Copy your public SSH-Key to another Computer.
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40 per cent of Cancers Avoidable

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Changing diet could cut 40 per cent of cancers | Metro.co.uk

The Metro Reports

"Almost 40 per cent of cancer cases could be prevented by changing diet from red meat and alcohol to fruit and vegetables. A major study from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) found that an estimated 39 per cent of 12 major cancers could be prevented by adopting a healthy lifestyle."

Yvonne Bishop-Weston Nutritionist London says "It's so tragic that so many people are suffering and dying horrible deaths due to insufficient nutrients and dysfunctional immune systems due to poor diets."

"There will always be those who choose to abuse their bodies with poor food choices, alcohol and smoking but for everyone elase is to insure the information is always there to make an informed choice"

"Too many lunchtime and snack options have no ingredients listings let alone nutritional information. Consumers should avoid retailers who keep tight lipped on the cheap low quality ingredients they use and the nutritional value. They obviously have something to hide.

Health and Beauty
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Resumable, fast and efficient hard disk data recovery dd_rhelp

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim

dd_rhelp is a script that uses dd_rescue, but includes a log file and parameters to automatically read all the good blocks first and skip the bad ones. And it automatically resumes where you left off when it's interruped.
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Luis Nunez De Castro concept ship scene

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luisnct.com



Keywords: epic war space battle art ships over planet fight concept ship art scene by luis nunez de castro
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MikeMS concept ship art

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Thursday, February 26, 2009

Nice ship in hangar scene by mikems.ru.



Keywords: 3d three dimensional docked spaceship in hangar scene concept from by mikems.ru sci-fi russian concept art
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Concept ships by Dan Luvisi

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Wow... I've been out the shop the last few days due to something very flu like. Trying.... to... shake it... OFF!

Check out Dan Luvisi!







Keywords: colorful watercraft ocean cliff tower surf race concept ships stylized robotech macross valkyrie plane robot ship concepts
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My favorite software that never made it into the distributions

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  • coreutils (cp, mv, etc.) with progress patches
  • InitNG
  • post your favorites!
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Grub Error Codes

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Monday, February 23, 2009

If you want to know what the grub error codes mean, look here:

1 : Filename must be either an absolute filename or blocklist
This error is returned if a file name is requested which doesn't fit the syntax/rules listed in the Filesystem.
2 : Bad file or directory type
This error is returned if a file requested is not a regular file, but something like a symbolic link, directory, or FIFO.
3 : Bad or corrupt data while decompressing file
This error is returned if the run-length decompression code gets an internal error. This is usually from a corrupt file.
4 : Bad or incompatible header in compressed file
This error is returned if the file header for a supposedly compressed file is bad.
5 : Partition table invalid or corrupt
This error is returned if the sanity checks on the integrity of the partition table fail. This is a bad sign.
6 : Mismatched or corrupt version of stage1/stage2
This error is returned if the install command points to incompatible or corrupt versions of the stage1 or stage2. It can't detect corruption in general, but this is a sanity check on the version numbers, which should be correct.
7 : Loading below 1MB is not supported
This error is returned if the lowest address in a kernel is below the 1MB boundary. The Linux zImage format is a special case and can be handled since it has a fixed loading address and maximum size.
8 : Kernel must be loaded before booting
This error is returned if GRUB is told to execute the boot sequence without having a kernel to start.
9 : Unknown boot failure
This error is returned if the boot attempt did not succeed for reasons which are unknown.
10 : Unsupported Multiboot features requested
This error is returned when the Multiboot features word in the Multiboot header requires a feature that is not recognized. The point of this is that the kernel requires special handling which GRUB is probably unable to provide.
11 : Unrecognized device string
This error is returned if a device string was expected, and the string encountered didn't fit the syntax/rules listed in the Filesystem.
12 : Invalid device requested
This error is returned if a device string is recognizable but does not fall under the other device errors.
13 : Invalid or unsupported executable format
This error is returned if the kernel image being loaded is not recognized as Multiboot or one of the supported native formats (Linux zImage or bzImage, FreeBSD, or NetBSD).
14 : Filesystem compatibility error, cannot read whole file
Some of the filesystem reading code in GRUB has limits on the length of the files it can read. This error is returned when the user runs into such a limit.
15 : File not found
This error is returned if the specified file name cannot be found, but everything else (like the disk/partition info) is OK.
16 : Inconsistent filesystem structure
This error is returned by the filesystem code to denote an internal error caused by the sanity checks of the filesystem structure on disk not matching what it expects. This is usually caused by a corrupt filesystem or bugs in the code handling it in GRUB.
17 : Cannot mount selected partition
This error is returned if the partition requested exists, but the filesystem type cannot be recognized by GRUB.
18 : Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS
This error is returned when a read is attempted at a linear block address beyond the end of the BIOS translated area. This generally happens if your disk is larger than the BIOS can handle (512MB for (E)IDE disks on older machines or larger than 8GB in general).
19 : Linux kernel must be loaded before initrd
This error is returned if the initrd command is used before loading a Linux kernel.
20 : Multiboot kernel must be loaded before modules
This error is returned if the module load command is used before loading a Multiboot kernel. It only makes sense in this case anyway, as GRUB has no idea how to communicate the presence of such modules to a non-Multiboot-aware kernel.
21 : Selected disk does not exist
This error is returned if the device part of a device- or full file name refers to a disk or BIOS device that is not present or not recognized by the BIOS in the system.
22 : No such partition
This error is returned if a partition is requested in the device part of a device- or full file name which isn't on the selected disk.
23 : Error while parsing number
This error is returned if GRUB was expecting to read a number and encountered bad data.
24 : Attempt to access block outside partition
This error is returned if a linear block address is outside of the disk partition. This generally happens because of a corrupt filesystem on the disk or a bug in the code handling it in GRUB (it's a great debugging tool).
25 : Disk read error
This error is returned if there is a disk read error when trying to probe or read data from a particular disk.
26 : Too many symbolic links
This error is returned if the link count is beyond the maximum (currently 5), possibly the symbolic links are looped.
27 : Unrecognized command
This error is returned if an unrecognized command is entered on the command-line or in a boot sequence section of a configuration file and that entry is selected.
28 : Selected item cannot fit into memory
This error is returned if a kernel, module, or raw file load command is either trying to load its data such that it won't fit into memory or it is simply too big.
29 : Disk write error
This error is returned if there is a disk write error when trying to write to a particular disk. This would generally only occur during an install of set active partition command.
30 : Invalid argument
This error is returned if an argument specified to a command is invalid.
31 : File is not sector aligned
This error may occur only when you access a ReiserFS partition by block-lists (e.g. the command install). In this case, you should mount the partition with the `-o notail' option.
32 : Must be authenticated
This error is returned if you try to run a locked entry. You should enter a correct password before running such an entry.
33 : Serial device not configured
This error is returned if you try to change your terminal to a serial one before initializing any serial device.
34 : No spare sectors on the disk
This error is returned if a disk doesn't have enough spare space. This happens when you try to embed Stage 1.5 into the unused sectors after the MBR, but the first partition starts right after the MBR or they are used by EZ-BIOS.
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Ext3 Partition Optimized for RAID5

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim

Check the output of mdadm. It tells you the block size in chunks, which you will need.
mke2fs -j -E stride=64,stripe-width=320 -L LABEL /dev/md0

In my example the chunks size is 64k. I use 6 disks, out of which 5 carry data, so the stripe-width is chunks*5=320. See man mke2fs for more.

I always add this for even more speed:
tune2fs -o journal_data_writeback -O dir_index /dev/md0
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Refresh the Partition Table

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sudo blockdev --rereadpt /dev/sda

First make sure nothing is mounted from the disk (here /dev/sda).
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Best of Conceptships.org

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Friday, February 20, 2009

I know this week's header is not too spaceshippy:) I made the shot a while back... It was heavily influenced by Close encounters of the third kind and I'm trying to keep with my animated header theme. Next week though... I'm dropping a bomb of an article on you so stay tuned in!

Here are some recent posts from the conceptships.org board. Sorry if I left anyone out... I gotchu next time.



Artbot


bbzwbbzw


il_barbudo


Marian


RAIVAN


Punchy



Hypnoville

Best of conceptships.org conceptships weekly header #44 February 20th - April 16th, 2009

Keywords: best of conceptships.org forum board posts digital concept spaceship model art google sketch up renders
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Laxatives can kill - hospitals warned

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Thursday, February 19, 2009

Patient safety watchdog warns hospitals to review laxatives prescriptions

A patient safety watchdog, The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), is warning hospitals to review how they administer laxatives to patients after it received 218 reports of mistakes being made, including one patient dying.
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Coffee and stroke risk

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coffee substitute
Coffee cuts stroke risk;

"This study will not change my overall opinion of coffee" says nutritionist and fertility expert Yvonne Bishop-Weston. We have found a delicious coffee substitute without the usual drawbacks.

The authors of the study point out, the reduction in stroke risk is “modest”, and may not apply to all women. They also admit “the protective effect of coffee is only found in those who are already relatively healthy”

Previous studies have suggested that coffee consumption in women with high blood pressure may increase risk of stroke. Women who want to reduce their risk of stroke would be better off targeting known risk factors for stroke by stopping smoking, eating a healthy diet and taking exercise, rather than trying to drink more coffee.
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Concept ship models by Christophe Desse

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xtrm3d portfolio on cgsociety.org.








Keywords: french concept artist modeler polygon engineer at naughty dog santa monica christophe desse 3d concept spaceship model design render art
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Concept spaceship vehicles by Sergey Kondratovich

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Sergey's website and blog.













Keywords: spaceship and rocket vehicle with woman girl designs concept designer for gaming animation and film illustrator residing in krasnodar russia sergey kondratovich
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Positives Feedback

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Positives Feedback
zu
http://jobwegweiser.info/

Kurz, leicht verständliche Darstellung, kann man jederzeit weiterempfehlen.

B. Kirchhammer

http://jobwegweiser.info/

Mir hat Ihr Gratis-Report "Jobwegweiser" sehr gut gefallen, vor allem der
Aufbau in dem kurzen Format und nicht so überlastig an Text wie viele andere.

Markus


http://jobwegweiser.info/

Hallo,

ich konnte zwar bisher nicht alles umsetzen, doch sind die Tipps sehr hilfreich und ich werde sie immer wieder einmal durchlesen und dann anwenden. Vielen Dank

R. Buecker

http://jobwegweiser.info/

Die Berichte haben mir sehr gut gefallen. Ich bin immer noch dabei für mich einzelne punkte raus zu lösen und für mich zu verwenden.

Vielen Dank

H. Gschwendtner

http://jobwegweiser.info/

Der Jobwegweiser hat mir sehr gut gefallen.

Ist klar und übersichtlich.

Weiter so!!!!!!

H. Seibt

http://jobwegweiser.info/

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Concept ships from SpeedBirds

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Some nice work from the SpeedBirds book. SpeedBirds old racing planes blog.



















Keywords: sample concept airplane plane ship flying vehicle art work from speed birds book laurent negroni stephane janin francois leboine yann jarsalle
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Food Standards Agency - nutrition research

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Food Standards Agency - Agency seeks views on nutrition research

FSA Research

An opportunity to restore the balance between complementary preventative medicine and the present pill for an ill culture that has got us into this outrageous health mess ????

Nutritionist Yvonne Bishop-Weston says "We welcome this opportunity to try to highlight some of the glaringly obvious gaps in modern research. Some of the preventative measures that there's little industry and lobby led profit motivation to investigate properly perhaps..."

"The Food Standards Agency is currently carrying out a strategic review of its nutrition research portfolio and has launched a public consultation, seeking views on the future direction of this work. The consultation responses will be used by an external panel of experts, set up to undertake the review, to inform recommendations.

Professor Mike Kelly of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, is chairing the panel tasked with making recommendations to the FSA about the future content and the balance between different areas of research. This work aims to ensure that the portfolio continues to meet the policy needs of the FSA and is regarded as being value for money.

"The panel has been asked to horizon scan the Agency’s nutrition research needs, taking into account UK public health drivers, the role and remit of other funders and possible collaborations, current funding levels, value for money and key stakeholder views."

More Information.

http://www.food.gov.uk/consultations/ukwideconsults/2009/nutritionresearchreview

Questions asked in Review

* What do you consider are the key evidence gaps in nutrition for which the FSA will need research to be initiated over the next ten years to meet its short to medium term policy needs? In broad terms, what type and scale of research would be needed?
* Do you consider the FSA to have a unique role in any areas (i.e. there are no other relevant funders) and/or significant role as a funder? Which other funders are key in these areas?
* Given the rising costs of performing research and budgetary pressures, what level of impact, in terms of delivery of evidence needs, do you think the FSA can make as a funder in these areas? In that context, what do you think the priorities and balance of the future FSA portfolio should look like?
* What would be the direct and indirect consequences for the FSA (and more generally) of it not being able to fund research in the identified priorities?
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Healthy Eating and Nutrition Event

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Monday, February 16, 2009

royal society of medicine event
Nutrition and Healthy Eating Events

Why we eat what we eat - The psychology of choice and AGM

Food and Health Forum
Date: Monday 16 March 2009| Venue: Royal Society of Medicine

This meeting aims to provide an overview of the latest research into the psychology of food choices. Areas covered will include the role of the hypothalamus, imaging of the brain's response to hunger, programming of appetite and obesity, the role of physical activity in controlling food cravings, mindless eating, the influence of sound, teenage eating, phenotypes and how we motivate people to change.

At the end of the meeting delegates will have gained a broad and up-to-date overview of the mechanisms that drive people to make food choices. They will have an understanding from this research as to what future research is needed and how we can implement in practice the knowledge that is already there.

Food and Health Forum - More information


The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
London
W1G 0AE
T. 0207 290 3935
F. 0207 290 2989
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Concept ships by Krister Karlsson

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Friday, February 13, 2009

Gotta let Nicolas' header rock until next Friday. Putting together a BIG article!

These showed up in my inbox this morning from MODESTY CREATIVE AGENCY... Cool!









Keywords: 3d model concept spacecraft ships vehicles from by krister karlsson art director / co founder modesty creative agency kungsgatan 33 111 56 stockholm
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Trying for a baby? Eat right to conceive - Tips on how to get pregnant

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Thursday, February 12, 2009

Trying for a baby? Eat right to conceive - Tips on how to get pregnant and understanding ovulation from First Response

Healthy Plate for conception and pregnancy diet

Yvonne Bishop-Weston's Healthy Diet Plate on First Response's Eat Right To Conceive Website.

Studies have shown that easy to implement dietary changes can make a profound difference to your health and fertility. The pre-conceptual care charity, Foresight, enjoy success rates of between 78% and 81% for healthy babies born to previously diagnosed 'infertile' parents.

For more about natural fertility treatment see www.optimumnutritionists.com
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Vaughan Ling concept ships

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conceptships.org regular Vaughan Ling.











Keywords: concept spaceship art by vaughan ling studying at the college for creative studies in detroit vaughan ling doin his thing
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Conceptships in Imagine FX!

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Tuesday, February 10, 2009

2009 is starting off so unbelievably!

I've recently rekindled a relationship with a woman who was my very first girlfriend (Crystal) and it feels so incredibly good! I got a mention of this conceptships blog in Imagine. I've talked to some of the most influential artists in the concept art industry recently and... I scored some exclusive "Clone Wars" the animated series ship images from Lucasfilm licensing as well as a podcast interview with a veteran artist that worked/is working on the series! Thanks for supporting conceptships and stay tuned!!!



Keywords: february 2009 imagine fx effects conceptships concept ships blog mention magazine article scan corel draw vector ship published
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Concept ship designs by Michael DiTullo

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Monday, February 9, 2009

michaelditullo.com










Keywords: concept vehicle spaceship design art by michael ditullo design director at converse contributor core77.com
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Fast interlaced AVCHD (PAL) conversion with Mencoder-SVN

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Saturday, February 7, 2009

Thanks to a Urkki, I've found out that mencoder-SVN nowadays supports AVCHD transcoding pretty well now. So I'll publish my current (quite easy) script for converting AVCHD into 720p Mpeg4.

First get a current svn version of mplayer and compile and install it:
svn checkout svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/mplayer/trunk mplayer
cd mplayer
CFLAGS= ./configure && make && sudo make install

Then you can use this command:
mencoder 00001.MTS -o 1.avi -oac copy -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=10000:threads=2:ilme:ildct -lavdopts threads=2 -vf scale=1280:720:1 -fps 50

Notes
- I need fps 50 because mplayer doesn't yet detect the fps automatically in my files.
- I've used two threads to speed things up on multi-core systems: threads= should be the number of cores your cpu has.
- I have interlaced content and preserve the interlacing: scale=...:1, ilme:ildct.
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Copy your SSH Public Key to Another Machine with One Simple Command

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim

ssh-copy-id user@host
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KDE 4.2 - Fresh, Hot, Pretty, Efficient - A Release to Enjoy

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I've seen quite few real reviews of KDE 4.2 so far. Let me show you a screen shot and begin with my summary: It's a great release.

Plasmoids
The core, no actually every part of the KDE4 desktop consists of plasmoids, little applets comprising parts of the desktop: The menu, the panel, the clock, desktop applets such as wheather and disk space, network and CPU usage displays, news overviews and many more are already included.


After some problems with achieving the high goals of a flexible interface the developers have by now achieved much. You can put the plamoids anywhere on your screens. I have two displays and really enjoy being able to setup each display with its corresponding plasmoids. I really enjoy the prettier new taskbar and the new style. You can now move plasmoids from the panel to the desktop and back, but that's not easy yet.

Platforms
I don't know about the OS X port, but my girl friend is already enjoying the Windows port of KDE including great applications such as Parley in a native Windows build. And they work more or less flawlessly. I think the sounds support was not perfect, but everything else works nicely and the installer is pretty simple to handle while remaining flexible. (It's not easy enough yet that she could install it herself, though.)

Stability
As it's a .0 release, you will definitely be able to crash plasma. Probably during the tryouts for setting up your plasmoids. I recommend quitting and restarting plasma after you've got your basic configuration done with kquitapp plasma && plasma &. Then continue with the fine tuning.

Upgrade
KDE used 4.2 my previous(4.1.4) configuration successfully. Even my applets were still there at the same place. That's a nice thing and I think between 4.0 and 4.1 it didn't work well for me.

Bugs
The screen flickering problem disappeared for me. In KDE 4.1 my second screen kept going blank for about 1,5 seconds about every 10 seconds. I had to work around that bug by starting kde manually. That's solved now. I get one flicker during that startup of KDE but that's it.

Polish
There will of course be some polish in the 4.2.x releases. Some plasmoids are still buggy and can crash plasma. The weather applet crashed plasma if it didn't find the city I was searching for e.g. Sometimes removing an applet can crash plasma. But there are more practical plasmoids and they work better than in 4.1. The rss reader lets you scroll through with your mouse wheel, a memory usage applet is still missing.

Efficiency
You can see how efficient the plasma approach and implementation is when suspending your computer and then resuming it. The clock will take up to a minute to be set to the current time. That's because it gets the time only once a minute - when a new minute starts. That saves CPU usage in between and shows how much thought the programmers put into an efficient implementation. Even my desktop full of plasmoids uses only very little resources of my system. It doesn't slow you down. It even works nicely over NX (remote desktop). When idling, plasma creates about 1 wake per second in powertop on my system.
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Porting Chrome back to KDE

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim

Greg just had a great idea. Port the browser (Chrome) based on the browser (safari) that is based on the browser of KDE(konqueror) back to KDE again. Chrome coming home to KDE again would be a great thing. A native, fast browser that can really compete.

I think the code has been improved a lot since the beginning and as KDE is already running on Windows, OS X and Linux, it's an idea that Google probably could have followed from the beginning.

IMHO Google should the very least do everything to help the KDE community to achieve that port, as without them and KHTML they would never have come this far as quickly.
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Roman Kochnev concept ships

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Friday, February 6, 2009

Working on a big artist in the industry profile for next week along with a new header!

Check out Roman Kochnev.







Keywords: concept ships from roman kochnev residing in krasnogorsk russia freelance concept artist in moscow
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