As most of you know, I am an Open Source supporter. Although I don’t know how to write code for software and application, I know how to get involve with the community – by using their software. It’s free, I don’t have to go to Center Point 3rd floor where I used to go, looking … Read more Mt. Kinabalu Summit Trail Map – using Inkscape
If you have been following this blog long enough, you might have came across some of the blog post that I wrote in “Open Source Software” category. I am an Open Source Software fan and supporter, and have been trying to migrate all my computer softwares to Open Source. As this blog has become an … Read more OssBlogger.com – Another blog for Open Source community
I would like to share with you 5 free and open source personal financial software / personal money management software which I find it suitable for us who don’t really have a solid financial knowledge and background (like me). I used Quicken Money before, but I feel it a bit bloated and I don’t like … Read more 5 free personal financial software for you
I was surprised when I read a news today about this new centre in town. And, I am happy to know that Sabah state government is keen to migrate their department to open source. The opening of the centre was officiated by Resource and IT Development Minister Datuk Dr Yee Moh Chai. You can read … Read more Malaysia Open Source Training Centre, Kota Kinabalu
This article by Michael J. Hammel originally appeared in Issue 1 of TUX Magazine The GNU Image Manipulation Program (the GIMP) has been called “Photoshop for Linux”. While the GIMP is not just for Linux and is not an Adobe Photoshop clone, it is a very powerful image manipulation program. It is clearly on the … Read more Touring the GIMP from TUX – free downloadable PDF
I have been using Open Office 2.0.2 for the past one year, and today, when I visited back OpenOffice.org, I found out that they have a new stable version, Open Office 2.1. So, if you have been using an illegal copy/pirated version of MS Office (that you purchased for RM5 in Petaling Street), it’s time … Read more Open Office 2.1 – Download your free copy now!
The basic idea behind open source is very simple: When programmers can read, redistribute, and modify the source code for a piece of software, the software evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software … Read more Open Source – The Basic Idea
I have been using a cracked copy of Winzip for the past 2 years, but I don’t think that is a good way. As I was also not be able to upgrade the software, I opted for Open Source Software. So far, the best open source file archiver that I have been using (since December … Read more Open source file archiver – 7-zip
You can easily get a pirated copy of Adobe Photoshop CS2 here in Malaysia. I got mine for RM5 (less than USD2) from Petaling Street, few copies, few years back. However, most of the time, the installation DVD was corrupted, and the registration process was invalid. As I don’t have that much money to buy … Read more Don’t have $ to buy Photoshop? Try GIMP
If you have been using N|vu to create your HTML based website, try to upgrade to KompoZer. KompoZer is actually N|vu, but the developers has fixed some bugs that comes with N|vu. So basically, you will get a “re badged” N|vu on your desktop! >>>>>> In my opinion, it’s really good. Although there are some … Read more Switch your N|vu to KompoZer!