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Google Chrome on Linux

This is it! Google Chrome on Linux, tested on Ubuntu 9.04 :) Download Google Chrome from Install root@ubuntu:/tmp# dpkg -i google-chrome-unstable_current_i386.deb Selecting previously deselected package google-chrome-unstable. (Reading database … 122351 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking google-chrome-unstable (from google-chrome-unstable_current_i386.deb) … Setting up google-chrome-unstable ( … Got it Screenshot For the list of files installed […]


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Open Source University Meetup (OSUM)

I just received an email from Sun Microsystems promoting Open Source University Meetup (OSUM). Well, I think this is a good initiative by Sun and I strongly advise all university students to take this opportunity to create a good networking with other free & open source peers. Open Source University Meetup (OSUM) OSUM (pronounced […]

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Event: Sun Open Source Economy Conference

Yeah, Colin and Abu Mansur (both of them will be the speakers on that seminar) have been talking about Sun Open Source Economy Conference, but let me repeat it. Event: Sun Open Source Economy Conference Date: 19 November 2008, Wednesday Time: 9:00am – 4.30pm Venue: Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya URL:

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I Am Attending 2008

Yeah, I’ll be attending 2008 tomorrow. I just registered and paid (verified by Aizatto) yesterday. See you there! For those who never heard of it, 2008 is Malaysia’s premier Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) event. Please visit for more information.

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Installing Mozilla Firefox on HP-UX

I’ve just found it is very easy to install the open source software based web browser, Mozilla Firefox on HP-UX; easier than installing in Solaris. Below is information on my system, Machine: HP b2600 (PA-RISC) Operating System: HP-UX 11i v1 (11.11) The Modus Operand ————————– Download GTK+ 2.6.8 and install, [root:/tmp]# swinstall -s /tmp/gtk_26800_pa.depot Download […]

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MAMPU Migrates to

Pheww, I wish I can blog on this earlier. Thanks to Haris’s announcement. From, MAMPU Migrates to Putrajaya, 19th March 2008 – The Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), today officially adopts a policy to migrate to the open source productivity suite. This is in line with the Malaysian Public […]

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I’m Happily Using Free Download Manager

Yes, I am using this award winning software. Here is the story…I’m a Unix Technical Support Engineer who is still using Microsoft Windows XP due to undisclosed reason. Today, I’m looking for a download manager to download RHEL 5.1 ISO’s. I’ve been a Download Accelerator and GetRight user in the past, but somehow I don’t […]

Red Hat CHOICE Seminar

Red Hat CHOICE Seminar, organized by Red Hat will come to Kuala Lumpur next week! Date: 29 January 2008 Time: 1:30pm to 5:00pm Venue: Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia URL: So, is there a CHOICE? You’re the one who can decide!

MySQL Will Belong To Sun Microsystems

Surprise eh? Sun Microsystems Announces Agreement to Acquire MySQL, Developer of the World’s Most Popular Open Source Database SANTA CLARA, CA January 16, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source icon and developer of one of the world’s fastest […]