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Ubuntu 9.04 Released

Yups, Ubuntu 9.04 aka Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope has been released. Enjoy!

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My Streamyx Took >3 Hours To Download 21.6MB-Files

I was using my beloved Streamyx to get an update on my beloved Ubuntu laptop. To my surprise, the download rate is damn slow and unacceptable, root@unforgiven:~# apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Calculating upgrade… Done The following packages will be upgraded: linux-headers-2.6.27-11 linux-headers-2.6.27-11-generic linux-image-2.6.27-11-generic linux-libc-dev tzdata 5 […]

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Skype on Linux x86_64

This is a simple step-by step to install Skype on a Linux x86_64 system. The distro is Ubuntu 8.10 x86_64, running on a HP Compaq 6515b laptop. Download Skype for Ubuntu Linux from http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-ubuntu Install it with Debian way, root@unforgiven:/tmp# dpkg -i –force-architecture skype-debian_2.0.0.72-1_i386.deb dpkg – warning, overriding problem because –force enabled: package architecture (i386) […]

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Connecting Linux to Celcom Broadband via W850i Bluetooth Modem

[Prologue] This is note to connect my Linux machine to Celcom Broadband by using my Sony Ericsson W850i via bluetooth connection. Thanks to Yoon Kit’s note as the inspiration. Machine: HP Compaq 6515b Operating System: Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Kernel Version: 2.6.27-11 Modem: Sony Ericsson W850i Bluetooth Modem [Modus Operand] Scanning Bluetooth device and browsing the […]

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Ubuntu 8.10 Has Been Released

It’s time to try Ubuntu 8.10 aka Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex, enough said!

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Using uuencode & mailx To Send Email With Attachment

This is just a short note to myself. The objective is to send a file as an attachment via email. Linux OS: Ubuntu 8.04.1 uuencode is a utility included from sharutils package Method: uuencode puaka.txt puaka.txt | mailx -s “Lagenda Puaka” irwan@**.** HP-UX OS: HP-UX B.11.00 Method: uuencode 17965.txt 17965.txt | mailx -m -s “Sentuhan […]

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Review: Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux on Ubuntu

Prolog Here is the system information for this project, Workstation: HP Compaq 6515b Operating System: Ubuntu 8.04.1 LTS (Hardy Heron), x86_64 version Kernel Version: 2.6.24-19-generic Pre-Installation Go to Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux homepage and request for 30-day trial. You will receive a set of username and password to download the software Download Sophos Anti-Virus for […]

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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) Has Been Released

Yes, as being so busy and tired, I’ve nothing to say except it’s glad to hear Ubuntu 8.04 has been released. Be advised that Ubuntu 8.04 aka Ubuntu Hardy Heron is a Long Term Support release, where it is supported for 3 years. According to Mark Shuttleworth, this release is ‘best release cycle ever’. So, […]

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Got Myself a HP Compaq 6515b Business Notebook

After feeling tired of waiting and waiting as well doing the follow up, I finally received my HP Compaq 6515b Business Notebook on last Wednesday, the same day I went for balik kampung to Temerloh to start celebrating Eidul-Adha with my family. The Good Discounted price as I am eligible for HP Employee Purchase Program […]

Ubuntu 7.10 Has Been Released

Yeah, Ubuntu 7.10 aka Gutsy Gibbon has been released today! LONDON, October 15, 2007 – Canonical Ltd. announced today the upcoming availability of version 7.10 of the Ubuntu Server, Desktop, Kubuntu and Edubuntu Editions. All will be available for free download on Thursday 18 October. Canonical is the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu. Ubuntu makes no […]

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