Category Archives: open source

ArchLinux: I’m in love

It’s been a month since I’ve fully switched to Arch Linux, “a lightweight and flexible Linux® distribution that tries to Keep It Simple” and so far the experience has been very positive. That’s quite an understatement though. Continue reading

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Fresco20 in 2009

Chúc Mừng Năm Mới! F20 has been fun. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I do. In 2009, there are a couple of things I’d like to achieve, in no particular order: Find a job. O well, education … Continue reading

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Is Camemis.com suitable for Vietnam?

John Tim Denny, my advisor, has been working on this new venture called “Cambodia Education Management Information System”, an open source system – licensed under the GPL, “for the collection, integration, processing, maintenance and dissemination of data and information to … Continue reading

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Jaiku goes Open Source: a Case Study

In a matter of hours, Google announced 3 major cuts relating to HR (Recruiting Organization & Engineering) and Products. Fortunately, the search giant decided to spare Jaiku, a similar microblogging service to Twitter, by releasing its code under the Apache … Continue reading

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Vietnam Open Source Movement: Lesson from Cambodia

John Tim Denny, our E-learner 2.0 Advisor, told the story of Noy Shoung, Deputy Secretary General at the National Information Communications Technology Department of Cambodia: Every day he translates at least 500 words on key voluntary projects that help all … Continue reading

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Slacky Diary: KDE4 is up and running!

In Windows, and even other Linux flavors such as Ubuntu, you don’t get to build what you want. It’s hard to imagine that I’m running on a full-blown GUI like KDE4 without a glitch today compared to the black-and-white command … Continue reading

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Slacky Diary: Firing up VirtualBox

[ad] One week with Dengue has not been a fun experience but today I’m back to blogging as usual. As I need Windows for my e-commerce assignment [99% of the world is using Windows sadly), I decided to play with … Continue reading

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What does Ubuntu mean to me?

[ad] I first tried Ubuntu when it was 7.04, it was good but sound didn’t work so I switched back to Windows. I tried 8.04 and it worked but for various reasons I still needed Windows to co-exist with it. … Continue reading

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7 greatest and latest Firefox Addons For Your Holidays!

[ad] Yoooo dudes! What’s up? It’s time to have fun again. Let’s rock with some of the greatest and latest Firefox Addons. There you go: 1. Inquisitor 1.0.2 Inquisitor for Firefox (Beta)… speeds up your searches like no other. Start … Continue reading

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Slacky diary: building up the system

[ad] This is already my fourth day spending time with Slackware 12.2 and after a lot of asking around, downloading stuffs, running scripts, installing things, I’ve had quite a decent OS now. For a newbie as I am to make … Continue reading

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