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Synchronizing Sony Ericsson K320i Calendar with Evolution Calendar

Sorry for the long absence, I'm quite busy with my studies and project works .. well its that time of the semester again .. *sigh As promised , here is a simple howto for synchronizing Sony Ericson K320i with Ximian Evolution Step 1: Getting the packages multisync libsyncml bluez-utils libopensync-plugin-evolution2 libopensync-plugin-syncml All of these packages can be acquired from Fedora repositories except for libopensync-plugin-syncml which you can follow this guide to install it or until somebody push it into the repositories. If you would like a GUI for multisync, yum for multisync-gui. In this guide, however, I'll cover the console based set-up only. Step 2: Setting up a multisync group First, create a multisync group that will contain a member from evolution2 plugin and a member from syncml plugin. In this example I name the group SyncMe msynctool --addroup SyncMe msynctool --addmember SyncMe evo2-sync msynctool --addmember SyncMe syncml-obex-client Ste

SonyEricsson k320i

I just got myself a sony Ericsson k320i last sunday. My old phone was seriously out-of-shape and I think its time for me to change it. With a price tag of RM438, heres what I got - Bluetooth - Java support - IRda support - 15MB storage - USB connectivity - GPRS/MMS support - VGA camera - MP3 player More information about the phone here I just succeeded syncing it with Evolution, I'll be posting a howto for it in my next post.

Mugshot : A Social Network For FOSS User

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Fedora users might have heard about it, but not other FOSS users. I think I'm going to help them with some promotion :D Heres the link to Mugshot Website . Mugshot makes it easy to show off what you're doing online and keep track of what your friends are up to. Learn more about what you can do with Mugshot at the features page. Mugshot is designed and developed in the context of an open source community project. For information on how you can contribute, visit our developer site and our blog. So, what do it offers? A place where you can view Blog, Digg, YouTube, Myspace, (and much more) activities of your friends all in one page. Desktop integration with Mugshot's Desktop Stacker some more fancy stuff For the list of features, go here -> http://mugshot.org/features There are 2 things that I love in mugshot. One is the Desktop Stacker, and the other one, which I just discovered, a group chatroom!! Below are a screenshot for each Mugshot Desktop Stacker Mugshot Group ChatR

Sun Tech Days : University World Tour

My Object Oriented Programming class had a field trip to Sun Tech Day's University World Tour yesterday. It was quite fun for me (considering its free + got a lot of freebies + a free transport home for the mid-sem break). There was 5 topics on the event What you need to know as a student today: The Next 10 years - by Matt Thompson Quite okay talks about what students should grasp in the OpenSource world. How open source fast development can benefit students etc what the web offers for future developers. Nothing much new to me because I'm already in the Free/OpenSource world. Another point of interest was the info about parallel programming will be more important in the future because processors wont go faster but instead it will be denser. And thats something extremely important for future developers. Java and NetBeans Demo's You Shouldn't miss - by Angela Caicedo This one was fun to watch. Some demos of Java on non-PC platforms (a.k.a toys). I has been taking

Just created a Fedora Account

I just created an account in FedoraProject today ... Still thinking on what group to join for contributions ... Anybody want to give suggestion?

What do I see in the Fedora LiveCD-Creator project

I have been playing around with livecd-creator for a while now. And these are some possibilities that I can see from the project + the custom distro project. Flexibility in creating customized liveCD (obvious) A lot of Live distros based on Fedora will be emerging in the OpenSource world Fedora will become a root for possibly a distro that can succeed in market more that itself and best of all - the LiveDistros won't be needing to host ISOs!! Flexibility in creating a customized liveCD This is the most obvious reason of all. The livecd-creator script uses a simple and easy to understand config file (which actually is a bash script - and theres a plan to move to kickstart) to generate the liveCD. Basically any user who have experience installing gentoo from stage1/stage2 or installing fedora into chroot can get the hang it in no time. The config also is not that hard to understand if you are a newbie. Its quite easy to customize it if you know bash/sh scripting. A lot of Live