Interesting Links

In the last few months I’ve gathered some links that may trigger your interest. Most of them are IT and FOSS related and only one is from Oil and Gas sector. Yes, it is sometimes hard to share Oil and Gas resources because of the closed and competitive nature of the business and copyrights/trademarks or other Intellectual Property Rights issues. And I don’t want to get in trouble by doing that for sure.🙂 I hope you will get some benefits from the following links. IT and FOSS MultiCD – is a shell script designed to build a multiboot CD … Continue reading Interesting Links

Interesting Links

Today I found two new interesting links. It is hoped it would bring something useful for you. Low End Box – Do you ever consider to having your own VPS account, but you are not willing to pay more or just want to play around with something? Perhaps this website could help you out in finding one. It lists web hosting companies which offer VPS promotions. Softaculous – A very good alternative of Fantastico, an auto/instant software installer in CPanel and Direct Admin. It is worth it to try. Continue reading Interesting Links

Open Source dan Pilpres RI 2009

Sepertinya dalam ajang Pemilihan Presiden Republik Indonesia tahun ini, komunitas Open Source di Indonesia dapat berbangga hati dan mengambil banyak manfaat (dibaca: rezeki materi dan immateri). Kenapa saya beranggapan demikian? Tidaklah perlu kita melihat terlalu jauh dan membuat analisa yang dalam untuk membuktikannya. Cara sederhana yang dapat dilakukan semua orang adalah dengan mengunjungi situs web resmi kampanye masing-masing calon pasangan Presiden dan Wakil Presiden tersebut dan memperhatikan secara keseluruhan tampilan yang ada.

Dari tampilan luar dan karakteristik yang terlihat, seseorang dapat dengan segera mengenali aplikasi yang digunakan untuk membuat situs-situs tersebut. Untuk memperoleh informasi lingkungan server, saya menggunakan data yang disediakan oleh Netcraft dan DomainTools. Berikut ringkasannya.

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Running Your Own Random Quotation

Perhaps you ever tried the Random Hadith Quotation, the free service I provide through this website, and you are kind of interested to run it by yourself so that you can have full control on the content. Since I started it in October 2004, I received so many e-mails asking whether the scripts is available for public or the content can be edited or changing the way it looks, etc. Hopefully all the questions will be answered through this entry. Now, I would like to share with you the base script I use for that service. Basically I am using … Continue reading Running Your Own Random Quotation

Interesting Links

I have collected some interesting links I found on the Net with various topics. I hope they could inspire you. Hardening the Linux desktop – Please login first to get the article in PDF. This tutorial was written for the Linux beginners. It shows you how to make your Linux desktop secure and free from virus/malware attacks. Although it was meant for the desktop, this tutorial put basics for hardening the Linux server. A recommended reading material for Linux users. (via Lazy Linux: 11 secrets for lazy cluster admins – Do you have Linux clusters running on your organization? … Continue reading Interesting Links

Interesting Links

Various topics we have today, but still around FOSS. tangoGPS – an easy to use, fast and lightweight Linux mapping application for use with or without GPS. SELF Coursebook: Introduction to Free Software – This book provides an introduction to the inspiring world of Free Software. It is free to download it as e-book. 13 Beautiful And Open Source E-Commerce Applications Tomato – a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys’ WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers. Elgg, BuddyPress and Dolphin – Build your own social network with these open source softwares. Choose one which fits you best. … Continue reading Interesting Links

Drupal wins

After being the second place for two consecutive years, 2006 and 2007, for the Best PHP based Open Source CMS, finally Drupal gains its superioty over Joomla! this year. Drupal has been awarded by Packt Publishing as the best PHP based Open Source CMS in 2008. Congratulations to all Drupal developers and users around the world. Furthermore, we are now still waiting for the result of the best overall 2008 Open Source CMS. I hope whoever is going to win this year, nobody loses. Everybody wins. Open Source CMS just rocks! Update @ Nov 3: Drupal has won the 2008 … Continue reading Drupal wins


I would like to share a nice information about CHITS from a good AS2 friend, Dr. Alvin B. Marcelo. He said, “CHITS stands for the Community Health Information Tracking System. It was designed for the Philippines but it is internationalized. It can be used in Puskesmas (Community Health Centers) in Indonesia but will require localization.” Is somebody interested to help CHITS with the Indonesian localization? I think this application would be a great resource and has huge potential for our national health system. It is just like what Sahana has contributed to us during natural disasters (tsunami, earth quakes, floods, … Continue reading CHITS

Interesting Links

In last few days I found various interesting links on the Net that are worth visiting. Plumi – A Free Software video sharing Content Management System based on Plone. Gadmintools – Provides GUI tools for administrating your servers, which makes your work a lot more easier. No offense to CLI fans.🙂 wicd – an alternative network manager for Linux. Yammer – Twitter for the enterprise. (Tips: Budi Putra) Slicehost Article Repository – Contains a bunch of good and useful articles and tutorials how to set up, install, administer and fixing issues on a VPS account. droopy – A mini Web … Continue reading Interesting Links

Interesting WP Plugins: WP GuestMap and WP Flickr Photo Album

Right now I’m playing around with two new WordPress plugins I found yesterday. First plugin is WP GuestMap plugin. It can produce some maps for your WP blog using Google Maps as its back end engine. Some to mention are guest locator map, online tracker map, stats map and weather map. Do you want to see the real examples of those maps? Just browse this weblog around.🙂 Or, follow these clues. Online Tracker Map -> on the right sidebar of the main page of this weblog. Guest Locater and Weather maps -> on the right sidebar of the About pages … Continue reading Interesting WP Plugins: WP GuestMap and WP Flickr Photo Album