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Happy Birthday Debian!

It’s not too late to congratulate Debian for its 17th birthday :) I have thanked Debian, have you?


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 […]


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 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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Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 Released

Yes, Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 aka Debian Lenny has been officially released! For details, kindly read the official announcement at To MyDebian gang, shall we have Makan-Makan session? February 14th, 2009 The Debian Project is pleased to announce the official release of Debian GNU/Linux version 5.0 (codenamed “Lenny”) after 22 months of constant development. Debian […]

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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, […]