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.πŸ™‚ 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

Online Linux Live CD/DVD/USB Building Systems and Online Storage

As usual and also typical me, I am kind of a late adopter of new technology. Any kind of it, you just name it. Sometimes I feel myself old-fashioned and people see me as an old person. I don’t mind with that as long as I am happy in using the technology I am familiar with. I have my own assumption though, the newer is not always the better.πŸ™‚ But, recently new development in Linux world has teased me to try something new. In this case I would like to let you know the existence of SUSE Studio. By using … Continue reading Online Linux Live CD/DVD/USB Building Systems and Online Storage

Interesting Links

My reading list today from various sources on the Net. How To: Getting a lean system with a custom Ubuntu install – Decide what you want with your Ubuntu system and install just what you need. Nice and useful how to, BTW! Tiny Core Linux – Amazingly Linux is getting smaller every day. This Linux distribution is just 10 MB in size and has minimal applications to boot in a very minimal X desktop. Of course you can extend its capabilities by adding other applications online. No wonder, the previous main developer of Damn Small Linux (DSL), Robert Shingledecker, is … Continue reading Interesting Links

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

The 2009 BlankOn Challenge

If you are a bright student, Indonesian citizen, would like to contribute to the development of BlankOn Linux and have guts to create and try new things, please consider to participate in the 2009 BlankOn Challenge (full information in Indonesian). I ensure you, it is not whether you win or lose, what you achieve in this challenge will be appreciated by many people. Just make your parents (or girl-/boyfriend) proud of you, will you guys?πŸ™‚ FYI, BlankOn is an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution and live CD with enhanced support for Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian language). Continue reading The 2009 BlankOn Challenge

Interesting Links

I browsed around and found some interesting Linux (mostly Debian/Ubuntu) utilities on and They might be worth to try though even for advanced users. Ubuntu: Using apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Hardy To Intrepid Appnr – Synaptic For Your Browser (Ubuntu) Ultimate Security Proxy With Tor Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04 Running Linux Live-CDs On Windows With MobaLiveCD Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Ubuntu 8.04 How To Install VMware Server 2 On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop Continue reading Interesting Links


LEMP = Linux EngineX MySQL PHPπŸ˜€

Ya, itu mungkin sebuah singkatan yang jarang kita dengar, walau sebenarnya tidaklah terlalu asing di telinga. Tentunya selama ini kita selalu mendengar atau membaca tentang LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP). Yang membedakannya adalah fungsi server web Apache di LAMP kita ganti dengan EngineX atau Nginx di LEMP.

Saya tidak tahu apakah sebagian besar pengguna Internet di Indonesia sudah mengetahui keberadaan Nginx sebelumnya. Bagi anda yang kebetulan belum tahu apa itu Nginx, mungkin sejumlah situs di bawah ini dapat membantu menambah wawasan anda.

Continue reading “LEMP”

Create a Plug ‘n’ Play Zone with Ubuntu

I just read the 14th issue of Full Circle Magazine and found an interesting article on page 8 until 11 that might be interesting for you to explore more. It shows you how to create a zone where every laptop or PC in that zone can install and run Ubuntu. What you need to do is just to bring your laptop to that zone, plug it to the zone network and let the ‘magic’ does its job. After waiting for a while,Β  you are ready to rock and roll with Ubuntu installed on your laptop. IMHO, the method shown in … Continue reading Create a Plug ‘n’ Play Zone with Ubuntu

Linux Internet Kiosk

Continuing my effort to gather some documentation how to do things, below you will find several documentation I found on the Internet how to build or set up a Linux Internet/Web Kiosk. How to build an Internet kiosk using Mandriva Linux and Firefox (updated link) Linux Internet Kiosk using Debian-Live HOWTO HOWTO – Setting up an Internet Kiosk with Fedora Core 6 A Linux Kiosk system Building an Internet Kiosk with Ubuntu Linux-based WWW-Kiosk using LTSP 3.0 KDE Kiosk Mode Or, if you don’t have enough time to do it by yourself, you can rely on the following Linux distributions: … Continue reading Linux Internet Kiosk