Short News

I would like to publish my short news into two languages, namely Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) and English. Untuk pengunjung di Indonesia: Pada Minggu, 21 Oktober 2007, yang lalu telah lahir seorang keponakan perempuan tercinta, Renasha Syifa Andria, pada pukul 10.45 WIB dengan berat badan 3,3 kg dan panjang badan 51 cm di Palembang. Saya dan istri mengucapkan selamat kepada kedua orang tuanya yang tak lain dan tak bukan adalah adik kandung saya sendiri. Selamat ya Dek! Semoga Rena menjadi anak yang sholehah, taat dan berbakti kepada orang tua, berguna bagi keluarga/agama dan disenangi banyak orang nantinya. Amien. Beberapa hari ini … Continue reading Short News

Mohon Maaf Lahir dan Batin

Sebentar lagi kita akan merayakan kemenangan setelah berpuasa selama sebulan penuh di bulan Ramadhan yang suci ini. Oleh karenanya, izinkan saya sekeluarga mengucapkan: Selamat Hari Raya Idul Fitri 1428 H Mohon maaf lahir dan batin — To all visitors of this website, I would like to wish you Ied Mubarak! May Allah accept our good deeds during this Ramadhan and reward us with a lot of ni’mah. Please enjoy your holiday with your family and all beloved ones. Continue reading Mohon Maaf Lahir dan Batin

Upcoming FOSS Events

For my friends out there who would like to attend and follow the FOSS workshops, perhaps the following links might trigger your interest. Workshop on Open Source Software hosted by State Ministry of Research and Technology of Republic of Indonesia in Jakarta on October 29-30, 2007. Download the brochure here. Open Translation Tools 2007 in Zagreb, Croatia on November 29 – December 1, 2007. More information about this event can be found here. Continue reading Upcoming FOSS Events

FOSS Links

There are several links on the Net where you can get the overview of open source softwares for your operating systems. Nowadays almost all proprietary softwares have their own equivalence. So, why you must pay for something you can get for (almost) nothing. 🙂 Here are some websites that provides the FOSS links. Open Source Windows Open Source Mac Open Source Alternative The OSSWin Project Continue reading FOSS Links

Personal Repository

In order to keep track of all files I’ve ever had/made/developed, I already set up a personal repository at This repository is built on a cheap VPS account I bought here. Actually you will find nothing special over there. It is just a file browser which you can use to overview and download something interesting. I hope it would be somewhat useful to you. More files are coming soon. Enjoy! 🙂 Updates 20/09/2007: I’m sorry guys, the repository is now temporaryly inaccessible due to server misconfiguration. I will fix it soon. Thank you. 21/09/2007: The repository is now available … Continue reading Personal Repository


Perhaps you ever read or noticed about this thing, Wubi, elsewhere on the Net. By using Wubi, we can install Ubuntu from a Windows system. Pretty cool, isn’t it? No need to make a new partition, no worry about messing up your existing system and the best thing is, it’s free! You can find more information about this installer on its official website. Just click on the first link provided above. Still confused how to do that in real? Just check out this tutorial, prepared and written by people from HowtoForge.Com. Of course, you can find similar things and also … Continue reading Wubi