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New Ubuntu 8.10: The Intrepid Ibex!

Ubuntu’s latest version 8.10 Intrepid Ibex has just been released a few minutes ago! Congratulations to Canonical team for releasing this fresh new Ubuntu! The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop and Server, continuing Ubuntu’s tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. Read…

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Pinjam Tangan Multifungsi: Gratis!!!

Baru baca sebagian buku “Kun Fayakun” karangan Ustadz Yusuf Mansur, gara2 dipinjami sebentar oleh bapak pemilik Warteg. Ada satu bagian yang sangat menyentuh hati saya, di halaman 108. Diceritakan bahwa kita tidak memiliki apa-apa. Mata bukan milik kita. Begitu pula tangan, hati, semua bagian tubuh dan juga harta yang kita miliki. Oh, jadi sedih, kalo…

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"I could've spent more time worshipping You…"

SacredLearning.org is an Islamic web site Parama Danoesubroto recently shared with me which, among other useful materials, contains general talks by Shaykh Husain Abdul Sattar (as freely downloadable audios). Parama initially made me interested with a talk titled “Wisdom of Wealth” which is excellent. I begin to listen to the other talks. Actually I dutifully…

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9 Most Important Quotes You Need to Know About Prophet Muhammad S.A.W.

Just read a very interesting article from Wid Brilliant about Prophet Muhammad. It’s so good and “BLINK!” me a lot so I just had to make a copy here… Thanks a lot to Dedi Setiawan for introducing me the word “BLINK”, and Parama Danoesubroto for reminding me (again!) about this theme. Of course *BIG* Thanks…

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Top 9 Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Parama W. Danoesubroto, a friend of mine, recently shared a bit of his vast business-savviness. It’s great enough that I’d like to share it here, both with my future self and with you the cool person (yes! YOU) who read this blog. Extra-gladly he’s willing to license his ideas as Creative Commons (oh so geeky!)….

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Semantic Thoughts on Model, View, Controller (MVC)

Semantic Web is a technology family (or, a disparate set of sometimes non-related technologies) that allows computing applications to understand each other. It has the potential of transforming the way we do computing in the very near future… and power to make software developers’ lives easier. I’ve been having lots of random thoughts about how…


NVidia NForce 610i / GeForce 7050 in Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10

We recently upgraded a server from a Jetway P4M9AP motherboard to a Zotac N73V-AC7V, which is actually very good… except that they (the motherboard, NForce 610i chipset, NVidia GeForce 7050 integrated graphics adapter/VGA, sound) doesn’t work out of the box with our Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10. Fortunately, there is a solution: nForce 610i : audio and…

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Web Hosting Sources Site

Sponsored review: WebHostingSources.com provides you with lots of valuable information related to web hosting on the Internet. You can compare and select from several web hosting categories. Information about the most well known and most used web hosting providers, web hosting services and web hosting tools in the industry is provided. They human-edit every web…

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Citibank Class Action Lawsuit, Bunga, Meterai, dan Tol

Baru-baru ini saya jadi tertarik mengikuti perkembangan tuntutan Class Action kepada Citibank yang diajukan oleh Bapak Jojo Rahardjo mengenai besar tagihan kartu kredit Citibank yang “nggak beres.” Saya sendiri adalah pemegang kartu kredit BCA Card dan BCA VISA yang relatif puas dengan layanannya, yang alhamdulillaah belum pernah kena bunga kartu kredit (semoga nggak perlu dicoba)….