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Archive for September, 2008

29 September

[Tutorial] How To Install Application in Linux

Some newbies think that installing application in their linux is scary thing. Because they don’t know how exactly to do it. Usually, because they only know one way to install application. If they face different way, they’ll confuse and desperate. :mrgreen:

In this tutorial, i’ll show you many different ways to install new application into your linux computer. Because there is many different installer. So just stay and keep reading this tutorial. Hope it will help you. Read the tutorial now

Do you know firewall? Firewall is a device or set of devices configured to permit, deny, encrypt, decrypt, or proxy all computer traffic between different security domains based upon a set of rules and other criteria. On linux there is iptables that can act as firewall. But for newbies, iptables is too difficult to use. Because iptables use console as its interface. Many people think that console is scary. But now there is Firestarter that act as GUI for iptables. Read more about Firestarter

Today,people having portable device such as laptop or PDA is usual. 4 years ago, laptop was a luxurious thing. But now it isn’t. However, laptop is an expensive thing for some people, because of that some people lose their laptop to a thief. Of course, it can cause so much trouble to the owner. Many devices created to prevent looting. But what do we do when our laptop already lost? Don’t worry guys, there is a free and open source software that will help us to track our missing laptop. It’s Adeona. Read the rest of this entry »

25 September

[Tutorial]Protect Your Samba Server From Virus

Virus is annoying program that can destroy your data. If you are using linux, almost no virus can affect your system but it still can destroy your data if you are sharing your files over network. Some virus are infecting files lies on the network. Your linux maybe safe but other computer that accessing your linux can be infected too. Read more how to protect your samba server

23 September

[News]T-Mobile G1, First Android Phone

G1 ScreenshotThe T-Mobile G1 will be the first cell phone to run on Google’s Linux-based Android platform. As you know, Android is the first complete, open, and free mobile platform. was developed by The Open Handset Alliance, a group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies.

As far as i know, G1 is the first open source cell phone outside there. Just like open source software, The G1 is highly dependent on developers around the world to make it better. Without their support, G1 can lose to their competitor. Read the rest of this entry »

The sixth and final alpha version of the upcoming Ubuntu 8.10 (codename Intrepid Ibex), which is scheduled for release in late October this year, was made available a few hours ago and now i will show you some cool features of Intrepid Ibex. This version comes with Firefox 3.0.2, Samba 3.2 and GNOME 2.24 Beta 2, etc.

For the Intrepid Ibex, the development team will prepare a cool desktop, great performance, and will work on mostly any computer (be it a high-end workstation or an old and dusty Pentium III machine,unlike Vista that won’t work on low-end computer). Another major feature planned for Intrepid Ibex is the ability to be connected to the Internet via wireless connections wherever you go: “We want you to be able to move from the office, to the train, and home, staying connected all the way” said Mark Shuttleworth. So you won’t miss your Intrepid Ibex when you’re on vacation, i think. :mrgreen: Read the rest of this entry »