Showing posts from May, 2006

A little tip for OpenOffice QuickStart for GNOME users

i’ve been spending hours trying to find an OpenOffice ( ) quickstart application for GNOME .. to my dissappointment, i only found the GNOME 1 version( ) and KDE version ( ).. ... then i got a crazy idea of using alltray ( ) to run one instance of openoffice in the background … the trick is easy … juz open a new text file using open office .. then hide it using alltray … (yah .. its pretty lame .. at least it’ll stop me from closing the last openoffice instance running .. and had to load all over again ) ... have fun~

Pirated Windows being tagged

well .. its quite an old article … hehe it serve them right … STOP USING PIRATED SOFTWARES!!! .. embrace the penguins !! .. hehe … for newbies who would want to try linux, i would recommend to use Mandriva … if ure in UTP – I highly recommend u use Fedora because i will be maintaining the supports there (volunteerly and unofficially .. hehe ) ... which a good thing coz u can easily refer stuff to me ..

IBM HardDisk Active Protection System

after 1 year of waiting …. an open source driver for IBM ThinkPad accelerometer a.k.a IBM HardDisk Active Protection System is now available … (well .. yeah .. i noticed this late)

Thin Client Project - juz for fun ....

i’m currently exploring the thin client technology for implementing it at my home ... in case any of you dont know the meaning of thin-client … CLICK HERE for definition. i’m using these applications to create the system :- X11’s XDM Control Protocol Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) daemon Trivial FTP server PXES – A micro linux distribution specially made for thin client The server is implemented on Fedora Core 5 – my favourite linux distribution by RedHat Inc. so far, i have succeeded in testing it at UTP’s library ( well .. illegally .. ) ... i installed FC5 on a computer which is .. well … they label it as broken computer …. and set-up all that necessary there, run the daemons .. and .. walla .. XDMCP works!! ... however .. there are still some minor problems that i still need to find a way around—eg: automatic redirection of sound, multiple servers, etc …