It took almost 4 days but I have finally managed to solve my home computer problem and in doing so, I have gone 100% Linux at home. It felt like I just came out from an operation – performing major surgery on a dying patient.… [Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: 100% Ubuntu Linux”
Having to move to a new neighborhood allows one to hear strange noises at night.
The first night we moved in, the night was full of cricket sound. Although it was not a strange noise, hearing cricket in a well developed housing area was however rare. We welcomed the sound though – it reminded on the sound we used to listen when we visit some of our relatives in a kampong in Tanjung Malim.… [Click to read the rest] “Strange Noises”
Something is not right with some people…
You know that people are taking the Deepavali celebrations less seriously these days when you turn on the TV on the first day of Deepavali and you find a show on Hari Raya on a government run TV channel – more the reason for not tuning to any government-run TV channels these days.… [Click to read the rest] “Deepavali Summary”
It may the case of Microsoft secretly adding an internal program that will cause the system to crash whenever it detects the user trying to install any operating system that is not Windows-based such as Linux.… [Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: Windows & Linux Problem”
Picture source: BJ Photos
I finally managed to get Ubuntu LiveCD running – more on it next week (after the long holidays)
It’s time for the time for the Hindus to celebrate Deepavali, the Muslims to celebrate Aidilfitri and the rest of Malaysians to enjoy an almost 5 days of holidays (I refrain from using the word “Deeparaya” which has been an issue for some).… [Click to read the rest] “10 Reasons to Celebrate Deepavali”
Once in a while (probably 3 – 4 months in my case), something new will crop up either at my work place or home that will take my interest on a full time basis. New things like learning a new language (ya, I keep saying that but have not really put my feet on it) or programming or tweaking with “do-it-yourself” kind of activities at home.… [Click to read the rest] “Toying with Projects”
Speaking of having the right governance, you would have probably read this article titled “Parit MP appointed Felcra chairman” in the NST yesterday:-
… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Member of Parliament’s free time”
Parit MP Nasaruddin Hashim had been appointed as the new Felcra Berhad chairman.He replaces Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin whose term of office expired last month. Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin, who announced the appointment, said Nasaruddin would hold the post for two years from today.
The last time I touched on the issue of gardening was when I was in Form 3 and Agriculture Science was one of the main subject in my class.
I recall the time when we formed a line from our classroom and walked towards the end of the school football field when we do our “gardening” – planting flowers and vegetables.… [Click to read the rest] “The Garden Evolution”
(Example of new and clean looking low cost apartment – picture source: www.tsigm.com)
Not having high education is excusable but not having a simple common sense is not.
Last night, I was invited for a prayer at one of my aunt’s house in Puchong. She is staying in one of the low cost apartments in Puchong along with her 3 children (kind people all of them).… [Click to read the rest] “Uneducated”
Even my son helped out in the house shifting by packing and arranging his toys – seen here the next day exhausted and resting at the entrance.