Before we proceed with this week’s short post, there are 3 things I wanted to say aloud.
First is Waytha, after the hunger strike stunt that he pulled before the elections and got his MOU with Najib had now resigned – he rightfully deserved it, if you ask me. The way to go is to stop fighting for rights and benefits based on racial lines and do so more on poverty lines so that all races in this country will fairly benefit from it.… Click to read the rest
UPDATE 3: You can download the Ubuntu 12.04 Manual from here
UPDATE 2: 9th May 2012 – Thanks to the Ubuntu community, I managed to fix the postgresql 8.2 error using command “sudo touch /usr/share/postgresql/8.2/tsearch_data” and removed the postgresql without any errors. Then I started to upgrade again (not using the Update Manager which still showed errors but using Terminal command) and this time, upgrade was rather smooth (perhaps thanks to the stable internet connection).… Click to read the rest
(It is reputed that 2% of the computers in the world runs on Ubuntu – a free and open source OS that stands on it’s own against Windows based OS and 90% of the supercomputers in the world runs on Linux. Image source: http://masoncloud.com)… Click to read the rest
Just wanted to share something and no, I am not promoting privacy…directly
(Older version of the Handbrake in action – image source: Wikipedia)
I have a problem.
I have plenty of good, expensive DVDs lying around at home; reminiscence of the days when I was still young and had plenty of money to buy original DVDs, when pirated DVD sellers can be found at almost every corner of neighbourhood and when watching movies on ASTRO was a distant away.… Click to read the rest
Let’s make it more functional – you may have your own styles, here’s mine
1. Let’s clear the desktop files
This is one thing I don’t get when I see some of my friends’ desktops – it is full of files. Although many claim that the icons on the desktop do not hog memory, having too many icons on the desktop is just downright confusing.… Click to read the rest
If you are interested in astronomy and just like to watch the stars at night and wondered what is the name of the star, you have to check out this software – Stellarium (now in v0.10 beta) and it is open source as well and once installed, it does not need internet connection for viewing.… Click to read the rest