Extreme Protection iPhone Cases

Earlier I want to tell you that I am not an iPhone owner or employee of an iPhone cases company. If this video is not fake, maybe the material used as an iPhone protector is worth mentioning as best iPhone cases. I can not ascertain the truth about the video, please check it yourself ...

Give me your comments...

Install Amarok 2.5 in Ubuntu

A free cross-platform music player for KDE licensed GNU General Public License version 2, Amarok 2.5 was just released on December 20 yesterday. Amarok 2.5 has the code name "Earth Moving" is undergoing several improvements including:
  • GPodder.net podcast synchronization.
  • Re-written USB Mass Storage support.
  • The Windows version of Amarok is now officially declared stable.
  • Many bugfixes to the iPod plugin, thanks to Matěj Laitl.

Install Android on HP Touchpad

Hello guys, in this post I wanna share you a video tutorial about how to install Android on HP Touchpad. This tuts uses CM7 and you need to download the files below:
  • gapps-gb-20110828-signed.zip
  • update-cwm_tenderloin-1012.zip
  • moboot_0.3.3.zip
  • update-cm-7.1.0-tenderloin-a1-fullofbugs.zip
  • ACMEInstaller.zip

Grab those files from http://rootzwiki.com/topic/10121-releasealpha35cyanogenmod-touchpad/

Run Aria2 in Linux Mint 12

Aria2 is a program that is familiar to Linux users who frequently have download activity. It's an internet download manager for linux platform. It works like an IDM for Windows OS users. The different is Aria2 download manager works using command line in your Terminal.

Below are some useful Aria2’s commands for Ubuntu or Linux Mint 12 users:
Run all commands in your Terminal.
  1. Install Aria2.
    sudo apt-get install aria2
  2. Download a file from the internet.
    aria2c [link to the file]
    e. g. If you want to download linux mint 12 ISO
    aria2c http://linuxmint.idrepo.or.id/linuxmint/linuxmint.com/stable/12/linuxmint-12-gnome-dvd-32bit.iso

Install MangoDB in Ubuntu Server & Desktop

Hello friends, on this Saturday night, I want to share how to install MangoDB in your Ubuntu Server and your Ubuntu Desktop. The way is easy, we only need three simple steps to do. The ways to install in these different Ubuntu are same.

Firts, edit your /etc/apt/sources.list. You can edit the sources.list using GEdit or any program that fits to you.

Second, add the line below:
# MongoDB
deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen

Linux Mint With Ubuntu’ Unity

Linux Mint pretty much talked about lately. The latest version, Linux Mint "Lisa" has even shifted the position of Ubuntu on DistroWatch. The “defeat” of the Ubuntu was considered because Unity Desktop introduced since Ubuntu 11.04.
Linux Mint login screen

Linux Mint itself offers two options desktop environment. GNOME 3 with GNOME Mint Shell Extension (MGSE) and MATE, a GNOME 2' fork. However, not everyone hates Unity owned by Ubuntu. Even some Linux users attempt to install the Unity Desktop on their Linux Mint. I belong to one of them.

Growl Fork for Mac OS X Lion (Free)

Growl Fork for Mac OS X Lion (Free)
Notification system that displays fading pop-up notification, Growl must be very familiar to users of Mac OS X. There are many applications that use Growl as their notification system on Mac OS X.

Unfortunately, the application of this notification is not compatible with Mac OS X Lion. You have to pay $2 to make the application runs smoothly in the latest version of Mac OS.

Install Mac OS X' Color Calibration On Ubuntu

Install Mac OS X' Color Calibration On Ubuntu
The color screen on Mac OS X does seem more colorful than the other operating system. Mac OS X itself using different staining systems. It uses a CMYK staining systems (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key), whereas in Ubuntu we found a different staining, RGB (Red Green Blue).

The different coloring systems are often making a mess on the pattern of the coloring designs, especially the frequent use of image processing applications such as me, often encounter problems related to color. If I design an image on Mac OS X then open it in Ubuntu, the color produced on my screen tend to be different. It gives me a little of trouble when need recalibration.

Ubuntu Pay Now Supports PayPal

Yesterday, Ubuntu Pay adding a new support. This support will be good news for those of you who intensively make some transactions using PayPal. Support for PayPal will handle electronic payments for commercial applications in the Ubuntu Software Center.

Mac OS X Lion Tips: Hide The Spotlight Icon

Hello readers, this time thecybergal will share tips to hide the Spotlight icon in Mac OS X Lion. These tips just hide, do not disable Spotlight so you can still use your regular search capabilities found in the Finder or other applications that depend on the Spotlight metadata.
Mac OS X Lion Tips: Hide The Spotlight Icon
To hide the Spotlight menu in Mac OS X Lion, follow the steps below:
  1. Open the Terminal (Application -> Utilities) and run the command below:
    sudo chmod 600 /System/Library/CoreServices/Search.bundle/Contents/MacOS/Search
  2. You have to refresh the menubar. Do it by kill SystemUIServer process:
    killall SystemUIServer

Download Linux Mint 12 Lisa

Linux Operating System that has been waited by the fans, Linux Mint 12 was recently launched. For additional info, Linux Mint derived from Debian and adopt on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) supported by Linux 3.0 kernel, X. Org 7.6 and GNOME 3.2

The release of Linux Mint 12 is very special. It contains new user interaface built on GNOME 3 Desktop Environtment. This GNOME gives 2 classical panes to the user so this make the migration process to the GNOME 3 more fun.

It also provides MATE desktop interface for all of you who love GNOME 2. Below is the screenshoot of this distro.

Install Emerald Theme Manager in Linux Mint 12

Hello there, in this post I will share how to install Emerald Theme Manager in Linux Mint. This post also speaks a bit of compiz 1.0.9 in order to install ETM in Linux Mint. Everything runs well, but does it at your own risk and don’t forget to backup your data.
  1. Install Linux Mint 12 in your computer or in VirtualBox. (to stop from getting update during installation process, I recommend you to turn off your network).
  2. Log in to Gnome3, run MintUpdate and do not install all updates except the update number 1.
  3. After the update #1 done, log out from Gnome3 and then log into MATE desktop environment.

Sony Nex-5n Compact Camera

Sony adds to its compact camera line, NEX-5N with a camera lens that can be exchanged. The lens placed in a lightweight magnesium alloy body with 23.3mm as a thickness point. NEX-5N is equipped with a 16.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor Exmor APS HD and Sony BIONZ image processing engine.

Sony NEX-5N also provides Picture Effects that simplify the creation of advanced artistic effects through your camera, which is offered in 1 mode and 15 effects. Including the new HDR Painting, Soft Focus, Miniature, Rich-Tone Monochrome and High Soft-Key. You also can find a 3D Sweep panorama mode, soft leather, auto HDR, handheld twilight and anti-blur modes.

Sony will release this ultra compact camera in early October with 18-55mm zoom lens kit (SEL1855 model) priced at about $700 and the package body only priced at about $600. The camera is available in black and silver and can already pre-order at Amazon.com.

For more info, you can refer to http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/NEX5N/NEX5NA.HTM

Mac OS X Lion' Video Tips

Hello there, in this post I show you a YouTube video about some Mac OS X Lion' tips. This video tips can ease your tasks... The narrator doesn't speak in English but I think this will give you some clues...

Happy watching...:)

Lightscribe Disc Easily in Ubuntu

Hello there, so long I didn’t write anything. For a few days ago, I was sick. Well, on this Friday thecybergal will share how to LighScribe your disc easily in Ubuntu. This post require Ubuntu 11.04 (I don’t know for older version, hope this post can be applied too), DiscWrapper, and LaCie.

First, we will install DiscWrapper to design our disc’s cover. This software has been available in the repositories. To install it, run the command below in your Terminal.

Download Online Flash Game

When you feel boring to find something useful in your browsing activities, maybe some of you decide to relax for some moments by playing online games. Most of online games that we often find are an online flash game.

In this post, I will share you how to download your favorite online flash games so you can play it offline. To do that, you need Online Game Downloader which is free software. It offers you an easy way to download flash game.
Download Online Flash Game

Remote Windows 7 Using Ubuntu

If you work as a network administrator may already be familiar with the remote desktop connection. With a remote desktop connection, you can perform some maintenance tasks without having to come to the site. In this post, I will discuss the remote desktop connection in Windows 7 from Ubuntu Natty, Maverick, or Lucid.

Follow the steps below:
  1. First, you have to set up the System Properties on the Windows 7 computer (target computer).
    Press Windows key+R on your keyboard and type “sysdm.cpl” or go to Control Panel => System Properties.
  2. Enable Remote Desktop Connection by give some checkmark. See the picture below.

Install FreeMind in Ubuntu Linux

Have you ever had an idea to be realized that it took steps and the stages are quite complicated? Or you have difficulty in memorizing the division or classification of a problem at school? Try FreeMind, this application is a mind mapping application that allows us to map out ideas and can also be used to understand the school or college lessons.
Install FreeMind in Ubuntu Linux

Share Ubuntu Network to Mac Lion Using Netatalk

In some forums there are some hot topics that some people can no longer share their network to Mac OS X Lion after they update their servers to Ubuntu 11.10 due to Netatalk can not run properly. For additional information, Netatalk is a daemon which provides POSIX-compliant *NIX/*BSD systems with the ability to share files and printers with Apple Macintosh computers.

So through this post I want to share how to fix Netatalk on Ubuntu server 11.10 so you can share your network with a Mac Lion. Follow the steps below:
  1. Remove Netatalk completely:
    sudo apt-get remove netatalk --purge
    sudo rm /etc/netatalk -R -f
  2. Edit the sources.list file to add a new repository with Netatalk 2.2.1. Add two lines below:
    deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/jstrunk-math/ppa/ubuntu oneiric main
    deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/jstrunk-math/ppa/ubuntu oneiric main

VMWare 8.0.1 Unlocker for Mac Lion in Windows 7

If you have a computer running Windows 7 and install VMWare 8.0.1 on it, then this post is perfect for you. Through this post, I will also tell you that Mac OS X Lion can not be used as a guest OS in VMWare 8.0.1 before you add the patch. So this post discusses the pacth/unlocker for VMWare 8.0.1.

See the screenshoots below to get the overview.

PPA to Install Epiphany in Ubuntu

Hello there, in this post I will share you a GNOME web browser, Epiphany and how to install it using PPA. Epiphany is a simple and easy to use web browser. To help you stay focused with the web content, it “embraces” a lot of GNOME components. As you might guess, this is a free web browser because it is still part of the GNOME project.

It brings you experience in speed and accuracy like you felt when you used other web browser as Firefox or Safari. More than 60 languages have been supported by this GNOME browser. It offers you uncomplicated and simple UI and fits properly with GNOME.

Remove MacDefender from Your Mac

Actually, MacDefender is not a virus. It also is not a malicious that will removes your data or send spam emails to your friends. Basically, this application tries to make you pay some money for similar applications, as is commonly found when you have to pay a 'Pro' version of any application. The difference, MacDefender have no the pro version, do not spread the infection, viruses, or other things that make problems to your Mac.
Remove MacDefender from Your Mac
Here’s how to clean your Mac from MacDefender:
  1. Click the Spotlight (magnifying glass which located in the top right corner).

Introducing Mageia 2 Alpha 1

Hello friends, through this post I would discuss a bit about the launch of Mageia 2 Alpha 1 on 25 November 2011. Mageia is derived from Mandriva. This new release will bring you updated systemd, Linux kernel, and many more features.

Points stand out from this distribution is a Linux 3.1 kernel supported by back-ported ASPM patches, the addition of systemd (though not yet final), KDE SC 4.7.3, GNOME version 3 which is the GNOME 3.3.2 and so much more enhancement.
Introducing Mageia 2 Alpha 1

Make OS X Terminal Faster

Have you ever felt bored because the prompt of your Terminal is not immediately noticeable and you should to wait some moments when opening Terminal in your OS X? Some sources say the length of this process due to the writing of log files in OS X. To expedite the process, you can clean the log files. You can do it manually or by using a little trick. In this post, I will share the trick I mean.
  1. Open Terminal and enter the following commands (each command line should be ended by pressing ‘Enter’ button):
    cd /private/var/log/asl/
    ls *.asl
  2. From the second line command, you’ll see some files ending with .asl. If you do not find it, then I believe it is incorrect, repeat the above steps with a more cautious.

Install VirtualBox 4.1.6 on Ubuntu 11.10

VrtualBox 4.1.6 has just been released. This release is intended for maintenance updates. In this new update you’ll find some improvements like:
  • VRDP: fixed screen corruption.
  • NAT: the interface stopped working after a lot of failed ICMP requests (bug #9371).
  • E1000: fixed rare Windows 7 guest hangs, either at boot time or when reconfiguring the network card in unusual setups (bug #6223).
  • ATA: fixed a possible crash during ATAPI passthrough with certain guests.

Install Marlin File Browser, the Default File Browser in Ubuntu 12.04

There are many file browsers in Ubuntu, Nautilus, Thunar, and Dolphin. Now the range will be increased by one again with the introduction of Marlin file browser, a file browser that will replace Nautilus in the next Ubuntu, Ubuntu 'Luna '.

Here are some of the features offered by Marlin:
  1. Plug-ins framework.
    Plug-ins framework for Marlin

Convert MOV to FLV On Mac OS X

Some of you may have an interesting MOV video from a camera on your Mac device. You also sometimes want to share these videos with your friends and upload them to video sharing sites or your personal blog. The problem is the video sharing sites does not support the MOV video. Most of them support FLV files, so you have to change your MOV video to FLV. Here is how to do it.
  1. Download MOV to FLV Mac program, click here to download the Windows version, and click here to download the Mac Version.

Install LiVES Video Editor on Ubuntu 11.10

In this post I will share you how to install LiVES, an open source video editor and VJ Tool. To install LiVES you have to add the Ferramosca Roberto PPA. Here’s the complete guide.
Open the Terminal window (press CTRL-ALT-T) and type in the following commands.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/lives
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lives

Installing HP Printer on Ubuntu

Ubuntu getting better and continue to be developed for the better. In addition more user friendly in graphical display, now support for hardware are also increasing. One of them is support for the HP printer on Ubuntu.

Here's how to install the HP printer on Ubuntu, whatever model you use, this guide is suitable for you to apply.
  1. Open Ubuntu Software Center, in the search bar type HPLip.

How To Install Scala on Mac Lion

Hello there, in this post I will share how to install Scala on your Mac Lion. First thing you need to do is download the latest Scala compiler. Click here and download the .tgz compiler package. I recommend downloading the.tgz file rather than .jar.

When the download completed, unpack and move it to your user home folder. For example, "/Users/your_user/". Once you moved it to the user's home folder, now create or modify your ".profile" files in your home folder. Open the Terminal and use Vim or Nano to add the line below to the end of file.

Install MyPaint 1.0.0 in Ubuntu

MyPaint has been recently updated. The latest version is MyPaint 1.0.0. For those of you who do not know what MyPaint is, below is the brief explanation:
"An open source graphics application for digital painters. It has unlimited canvas, a simple interface, basic layer support, extensive brush creation, and more. It is available for both Windows and Linux."
Install MyPaint 1.0.0 in Ubuntu
In this last version, you will get:
  • Floating tool windows can now be docked into a sidebar inside the main window.
  • In the brushstrokes tool, a “Lock Alpha” mode has been added and there are now some basic layer compositing modes.

Cisco VPN Client for Mac Lion

Did you known that the Cisco VPN client for OS X did not work in Lion. So what causes this problem?
Firstly, let’s talk the difference between Snow Leopard and Lion? Answer: The Kernel (Nucleus). In SL, the kernel is 32-bit mode when it is in Leo with 64-bit... This is the main problem why Cisco VPN Client won’t work in Mac OS X Lion.
Using Cisco VPN Client for Mac OS X Lion
So, this is the solutions.
Method 1: Boot your Lion into 32-bit mode.
Just turn on your Mac by holding down "3" and "2" button during startup. The core system will start in 32-bit, allowing you to run the Cisco VPN Client!

Convert PDF File to OpenOffice

Hello all, in this post I will share tips to converting PDF files to OpenOffice format. To do this work, we need the Oracle PDF Import Extension. Here's the complete guide:
Convert PDF File to OpenOffice
  1. Download Oracle PDF Import Extension from openoffice.org. Choose one that suits your platform. Double-click the downloaded file, click ‘OK’ when asked if you want to install the extension. On the license agreement screen, click ‘Accept’ and then click ‘Close’ when the installation process completes.

USB Error Code 43 in Windows 7

Hello everyone, this time I will write my experience when I got a USB error code 43 in Windows 7. Some time ago, I intend to make backups of my flashdisk content. All went smooth, and because there is modification of the contents of the flashdisk, then I do a backup for the second time. Suddenly the backup process stops, I opened the Device Manager and found error 43 on one of my USB Host Controller.
Error Code 43 USB Host Controller

Install Gmail Watcher on Ubuntu 11.10

Gmail Wathcer is Gmail notifier designed specifically for Ubuntu. Over the years, Gmail Watcher now also comes as an add-ons for firefox. That we discuss here is installation of Gmail Watcher for Ubuntu 11.10. Let’s start it.

Open Terminal and run the following commands:

Skype Call Recorder in Linux

Some of us use Skype to call family, friends, and clients. For some time ago, we can not record the call. But it all has changed, an open source software called Skype Call Recorder has helped us.

There are many installation packages from Skype Call Recorder which can be found on their website. Whatever distro you use, you can still install this program. In addition, there is also the installation package for Asus Eee PC with Xandros.

All you need to install is run the installation package you have downloaded from package manager and let the package manager do the rest for you. Required library will be handled by package manager.

Prevent Overheating in Lapotop Running Win7

Overheat very unpopular, either by the users of motorcycles, electronic devices, and even laptop users. Because my knowledge is about IT, then I will share tips on how to prevent overheating in your laptop running Win7.

The method to keep your laptop stays cool by tweaking maximum power state from the power settings. Let’s start it.
  1. Right click the battery icon beside the clock in the right-bottom and select Power Options like the picture below.

Capture Screen in Mac OS X Lion

Hello all, through this article I will share how to take a screen capture on your Mac OS X Lion. There are several ways to performing this task, read them carefully:
  1. Launch Preview
  2. From the “File” menu select “Take Screen Shot” you can choose one of three options below:
    Capture Screen in Mac OS X Lion
    • From Selection – brings up the selection tool
    • From Window – capture an active window

Enable iTunes Notifications on Mac Lion

Did you know there was iTunes Dock settings for Mac, hidden deep in the new Lion OS. iTunes notifications will display a short information when iTunes plays a song. Information displayed is artist and song title when a tack is played.

This notification appears just above the iTunes icon in the Dock and it will disappear after a few seconds. Here is how to enable the hidden iTunes notifications on your Lion.
  1. Quit iTunes
  2. Open Terminal
  3. Type in the following command

15 Linux Basic Commands

Hello all, Linux is becoming more popular today. One reason is the ease of running the command from graphics mode, as usual you meet in Microsoft Windows. However, there is one part that remains can not be separated from Linux. Command Line Interface, so through this post I will share some basic Linux commands.
  1. man -> One of the most important commands. This command displays help or the system manual pages on a command
  2. cd -> This command is also commonly used by Windows users. Few options can be used with this command:
    cd /directory - brings you to a specific directory
    cd .. - brings you back a step (directory above your current directory) in your current directory path
    cd - this command brings you to your home directory

Install Nagios3 in LinuxMint

Nagios, a computer and network monitoring application that is open source now becoming more popular. It monitors the host and service, warn you when things turned bad and back to give notification when all returned to normal.

In this post, I will show you how to install Nagios3 in LinuxMint based on Debian. There are many ways to install Nagios on Ubuntu or other Debian distributions. Installation can be done from the source or from the repositories.

Because LinuxMint based Debian have added Nagios3 to their repositories, so you can install it from Synaptic or the terminal. I prefer to use the terminal :)

Windows Server 2008 Audio Service is not Running

Hello all, in this post I will show you how to fix error around your audio in Microsoft Windows Server 2008. This error will make you can not hear any sound from your computer, either from the real PC or from virtual machine.

This error is characterized by the appearance of an icon like this.
Windows Server 2008 Audio Service is not Running
In addition to the images above, there is other picture that look at the “Customise” option from the taskbar like this picture.

Remove MP3 Background Noise in Mac OS X Using Audacity

Audacity is open-source audio editing software. Perhaps that was a reason made it become one of the favorite software. In this post, thecybergal will share you how to remove background noise using Audacity in Mac OS X.

The first step, open Audacity and then open the MP3 file you want to remove the background noise.
File > Open > and select the file you want to ‘clean’. Once the file opened, you’ll see something like this.

Convert TOAST File to ISO in Mac OS X

The most fun method to learn is by using audio visual media. So here, I wanna share you how to convert .toast to .iso in Mac OS X (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, and Lion).

That's how to convert the .toast file into .iso file. Hope it useful for your :).

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7

The upgrade process is not as complicated as we imagine. All you need to upgrade your Mac to 10.7 are:
  1. Firstly, the Mac version you are using should use the most recent version: Mac OS X 10.6.8 and you have to get Mac App Store. If your Mac version is under the version I mentioned, please update it and once you've finished log in to your Apple Account.

Enable AirDrop on Old Macs

To share files between Mac users we can easily take advantage of AirDrop features. This feature is similar to the Ad-Hoc WiFi feature which is often found on Windows computers. Unfortunately, to activate AirDrop, you need a new Mac models that already have special hardware which supported to make a point to point WiFi connection.
Enable AirDrop on Old Macs
For you who have the old Macs model, this tips is suitable for you to enable AirDrop on your old Macs machine. Type in the command below into terminal window, hit enter, and reopen your Finder.
defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces 1

Quad Boot Netbook; ZorinOS, Win7 Starter, OpenSuse, CentOS

Hello guys, in this video we can see a normal Netbook with 150GB Hard Disk Drive which has 4 Operating Systems; Windows 7 Starter (native), and 3 other Linux systems: OpenSuse, ZorinOS (derivative from Ubuntu) and CentOS (clone of Red Hat).

Netbooks with Ubuntu Certified Hardware [Top 3]

If you intend to buy a Netbook and want to install Ubuntu, then I present a list of Netbook (from three vendors) that has the most Ubuntu Certified Hardware.
1. Dell
Dell Netbook with Ubuntu
2. Asus

Install Mac Lion on Windows 7 using VMWare Player

Hi all, in this post I wanna share you a video tutorial about how to install Mac OS X Lion on Windows 7 using VMWare Player. Hope it useful.

Create Windows 7 SP1 Installation DVD

  • You should notice is the 32-bit or 64-bit. Should not be mistaken
  • When you have Downloaded WAIK you will need to Burn the ISO File to a CD/DVD and then install from the CD/DVD. Also make sure that you Download the correct WAIK ISO File for your System, it will be either for Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 7 Only.
Here the steps:

DVD Playback Support for Banshee

Although in Ubuntu 12.04 we will not see the Banshee, but it does not mean that Banshee is worthy to be forgotten. One of the reasons why Banshee remains in our particular concern may be caused that Banshee always continues to make improvements, one of them is DVD playback support for Banshee.
DVD Playback Support for Banshee
In Banshee 2.3.1, you can use your mouse or arrow key button to navigate the DVD menu. To enable DVD playback we need to install ‘libdvdcss-dev’ package. Click here to download the 32-bit package, and click here to download the 64-bit package. Once the .deb file has downloaded just double-click on it to begin installation.

CTRL-ALT-DEL in Ubuntu Platform

Hello guys, you definitely know what the function of CTRL-ALT-DEL keys in Windows environment. Yup, it is used to open task manager. Task manager allows us to see the running process, CPU usage, and other related stuff. Then, can we get a "task manager" in Ubuntu by pressing the same button combination. Yup, We Can.

We will use the CTRL-ALT-DEL in Ubuntu to open Gnome System Monitor. Gnome System Monitor is a tool that nearly equal to the task manager that runs in Windows environment.

Here are the steps.
First, make sure the Gnome System Monitor installed on your system. Open Terminal and type:
type: gnome-system-monitor

Duqu Virus Treatened Microsoft Windows Users

A new virus, Duqu, now threatens Microsoft Windows users. Duqu virus works by exploiting security holes and zero day vulnerability in the Windows kernel.

Symantec, which has found this virus in October believe that this virus has similarities to the Stuxnet. Both have a similar code, the difference is Stuxnet targeted for Iran's nuclear program while Duqu collects intelligence data from corporations or agencies.

Symantec adds that Duqu virus spreads through shared network. So every network administrator should take care about it even if the computers under their responsibility have no direct access to the internet.

Send Email to Mail Relay Service from Linux

One time, in the medium to large business network, because the restrictions on access to external network we need to send an email to the mail relay service. This method looks good for security reasons because you do not have to open all ports for each server to allow sending an email.

Here is how to setup a Linux server to send mail to the mail service relay:

Sound Recorder Using Audio Recorder for Linux

In this post I will share how to record audio from your microphone and sound card from the computer running Ubuntu. To achieve our goal, we use software called Audio Recorder. Oh, have you known that Audio Recorder can also be used to record Skype call automatically?
Sound Recorder Using Audio Recorder for Linux
Before we talk more about the sound recorder, I will explain some features of Audio Recorder:

DIRECTV Nomad: Transfer DirecTV DVR’s Contents to External Device

DIRECTV Nomad: Transfer DirecTV DVR’s Contents to External Device
Tomorrow will be the official launch day of DIRECTV Nomad which allows you to transfer contents from DirecTV DVR to external device like a PC or mobile device. The Nomad can store 200 hours of SD and 100 hours of HD. If you need more space, you can plug a USB device to its USB port.

Evernote 2.0 for Windows Phone

Evernote 2.0, a popular note application has just been released by offering Mango features. With Evernote 2.0 you can fill up the Start screen with your favorite notes, map locations, and even the search results. Your notes can be synchronized with a PC and smartphone devices.

It is available in the free version with limited storage and the paid version with additional storage if needed. Both are available in the Market Place.

How to fix sndvol32.exe

How to fix sndvol32.exe
Some of the problems often associated with sndvol32.exe is the error message like “can not find the mixer program sndvol32/r” or “Windows cannot display the volume control on the taskbar because the Volume Control program has not been installed. To install it use Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel”. Here are how to fix sndvol32.exe:

Block Smash: Free Game for iPhone

Block Smash: Free Game for iPhone
Previously, we've discussed Hedgehog Adventure free. Now, there is one more free games for iPhone. This game was created by StephenFoxerGames. Yup, Block Smash is now free after the previously has been tagged at $0.99. Here is a brief description:
  • Block Smash is a fun, exciting, and great game for anyone with an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPod. I highly recommend Block Smash.

Sync Outlook with Google

Sync Outlook with Google
Sync is a very important thing to make your data more secure. Even though you’ve done a lot of precautions to protect your data, it will not give you guarantee that your data is far from a disaster that may come from a hardware failure, viruses, fire, etc.

AdFree Android to Block Ads

AdFree Android to Block Ads
Need app to remove annoying ads on your Android phones? Maybe you need to try AdFree Android. This is an application that can help you to get rid of ads on the browser and other applications. One thing that might be a shortage of this application is your Android phones have to be rooted first.

Install Wally Wallpaper Changer in Ubuntu

Wally wallpaper changer is a wallpaper-changing application that can tap into photo sharing sites like Flickr, Yahoo!, DeviantArt, Photobucket, and Picasa for access to thousands of images. It also can collect images from local folders.
Install Wally Wallpaper Changer in Ubuntu
Wally wallpaper changer features:

Windows 7 Theme: Akrapovic Morsus

Customize your Windows 7 with Akrapovic Morsus theme. Get new look from perfection in titanium, carbon fiber, and stainless steel-made men's dreams of racing engines manufacturer Akrapovic Morsus.

The Windows 7 Theme Akrapovic Morsus contains a total of 6 high-resolution desktop graphics. See the sample picture below:
Windows 7 Theme: Akrapovic Morsus

Automatically Import GPG Keys for PPAs

Automatically Import GPG Keys for PPAs
The "add-apt-repository" command in Ubuntu can help you to add a PPA via command line. This command also imports the GPG key. Problem arise when you add a PPA while the Ubuntu keyserver is down, so you’ll have no any GPG key added.

This will give you a failure when you run apt-get update. This kind of error will you get on your monitor screen:

Free iPhone 4 Game: Hedgehog Adventure

In this post, I will share you free iPhone 4 games: Hedgehog Adventure. This game has been up to version 1.1. Previously, you had to pay $1.99 to play and luckily this time the price drops to $0 or free.

Take Screenshots on Android

Through this post I will share you how to take screenshots on Android. This will be divided into two parts, here there are:
First step;
For devices running Android 2.2 Froyo you just need to press the home button and the back touch button simultaneously.

One Click Root for Droid Bionic

For owners of Android phones, rooting is not a stranger anymore. Sometimes this process takes a little time, but now there is good news for owners Droid Bionic because with on-click only now you can do the rooting. This good news is also applies for other Motorola phones running the Android 2.3.4 aka Gingerbread.

Android 4.0 ICS for All Xperia Phones

Android 4.0 ICS for All Xperia Phones
Ice Cream Sandwich, the next version of Android will be released sometime October/November. This certainty comes from Eric Schmidt but about when the update will be issued by the OEMs it absolutely depends on the OEM itself.

Verizon Sells BlackBerry Torch 9850 Today

Verizon Sells BlackBerry Torch 9850 Today
The latest all-touchscreen smartphone from RIM, BlackBerry Torch 9850 is now available in Verizon via its website. The Torch 9850 itself runs the latest BlackBerry OS 7 and is powered by the fastest chip that RIM has ever put in a smartphone. It has 3.7-inch WVGA resolution display, a 1.2GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera with flash and 720p HD video recording capabilities, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS and Bluetooth® 2.1

Glonass GPS for Samsung Windows Phone

Glonass GPS for Samsung Windows Phone
Samsung just released a High Fidelity Position app for their Windows Phone. This app also has Glonass GPS support, a Russian GPS Navigation system. In addition, High Fidelity Position app also uses sensors like the accelerometer and compass for enhance GPS accuracy and sensitive.

Save Up to $13.04 for Marware SportGrip iPhone 4

For today only, you can get Marware SportGrip for AT&T iPhone 4 and save up to $13.04. The original price is $19.99 so it means you should only pay $6.95. It is available in Black, white, pink, red, or blue. Awesome case in awesome colors -- Get it before it’s gone!

Firmware Update for Vizio VTAB1008

Firmware Update for Vizio VTAB1008
Good news recently announced about the firmware update for Vizio VTAB1008. This update will make the user interface is much more nimble, which includes faster scrolling as well as menu navigation.

In addition to speed up graphics performance, this update also gives a better battery life and an expanded set of devices which can be controlled using nothing but the VIZIO Universal Remote Control App.

Make Your Own iPhone Wallpaper

Hello, this time thecybergal will share the iPhone application that can help you to make your own wallpaper. Geometrica Visualizer gives you the power to the make your own stunning wallpapers with so much ease and so much fun.
Make Your Own iPhone Wallpaper
In the final version of Geometrica Visualizer (2.1), there are some new things such as:

Free GPS App for iPhone

Through this post, I will share a free GPS application for your iPhone. Actually this is a multiplatform application, so you are who use other platforms can also use this application. The application I'm talking about is Waze.

Some Waze features are:
  • Voice guided turn-by-turn navigation on your mobile
  • Real-time, user-generated traffic and road reports
  • Alternative routes option
  • Twitter, Facebook & Foursquare integration
  • Cool social elements that connect you to other drivers on the road

Android 2.3.6 Update for Nexus S in a Few Days

Android 2.3.6 Update for Nexus S in a Few Days
At the weekend there is good news for owners of Nexus S because Google will share the OTA updates for Nexus S to Android 2.3.6. This update will fix voice search bug, provide WiFi and USB tethering capabilities, and much more. Until now, the update will be received by Sprint’s Nexus S 4G owners, while for the general user will come in the next few days.

Samsung ChatOn Introduced by Samsung

Samsung ChatOn Introduced by Samsung
ChatOn, a cross platform messaging service has been introduced by Samsung today. We can make a 1:1 conversation, group chat, group messaging and even share images, videos, voice messages, contacts over the platform via this messaging service.

ChatOn basic will be used for feature phones that will support sharing of text, images, calendar, and contacts. The other one maybe will be called ChatOn advance that will be used for smartphone that will add few more features like Interaction Rank that shows how much a user is active on the service, comment on user profiles and Animation message which makes sending messages more fun.

Wonder Reader Now Support Mango

Wonder Reader has now been entered version 2.0. The Wonder Reader 2.0 now supports with Mango and has these new features (for Mango devices):

Live Tile support: The tile will display an unread count up to 1,000 plus the latest headline and image on the back of the tile. The Wonder Reader tile is set to update every thirty minutes.

Startup Manager to Change Grub Boot Order

Startupmanager help you to easily change grub boot order and also configure related grub settings without editing anything in /etc/grub.d directory. Oh ya, for the uninitiated, grub is the default boot loader and manager for Ubuntu. Grub either presents a menu and awaits user input or automatically transfers control to an operating system kernel.

To install startupmanager, go to terminal and type the command below:

Ubuntu Command to Convert .rpm Packages

Ubuntu Command to Convert .rpm Packages
Packages that we usually encounter are .deb and .rpm. DEBs is packages used for Ubuntu, Debian and related distros, while the RPMs used by Red Hat, Suse, Centos, Fedora and other Linux distributions.

Sometimes when you want to install applications in Ubuntu, the package that you find is .rpm instead .deb. This looks like a problem, but fortunately there is a utility called alien. The task of alien is to change .rpm to .deb.

To install alien, go to terminal and run the following commands:

Android Live Wallpaper: Zombie Pop Lite

Android Live Wallpaper: Zombie Pop LiteAndroid Live Wallpaper: Zombie Pop Lite 2
For a long time we have no discuss about live wallpaper. If I’m not wrong, the last live wallpaper that we talked about is Photile Live Wallpaper. Now we will discuss live wallpaper I think is so funny and interactive, Zombie Live Wallpaper Lite Pop.

I will not tell you how funny this wallpaper is, please try it yourself. I just want to tell you how to activate it. Home > Wallpaper > Live Wallpapers > Zombie Pop Lite Live Wallpaper. This live wallpaper is available free and runs on Android 2.1 and above.
A video for a little clue :)

Bada 2.0 New Features Comes Via Samsung

Bada, a mobile operating system from Samsung Electronics has now come to version 2.0. The word “Bada” has been taken from the Korean language, which means “sea” or “ocean”. So, what are the new features offered by Bada 2.0? See the video below:

Access to InfoLink From Internet TV

InfoLink is a RSS service that provides data such as news, weather, sports, and trade information. It also supports Blu-ray Live with Netflix, Pandora and PC streaming of pictures and videos. All these services can be found through your Samsung Internet TV.

Here is how to gain access to Samsung's InfoLink through your Internet TV.
Preparation notes:

New Windows 7 Themes

Recently I strayed into the Microsoft Windows site, touring for a while and finally found something I liked. What I found is not a technical knowledge, but I liked it. I am sure you will love it. Yup, I found New Windows 7 themes.

Some of the Windows 7 themes I loved was the theme of Kung Fu Panda 2, Shrek Forever After, and Rio Movie. So you have some idea, below is a screenshot of the themes.

Free HTML Editor: Quanta Plus

Quanta Plus, formerly named Quanta is a web editor that is part of KDE, a Linux desktop environment. Quanta Plus is very good to deal with HTML, PHP, CSS, XML, XHTML, and XML-based programming language. According to my personal opinion, Quanta Plus is the best free HTML editor.

Such as Dreamweaver, Quanta Plus has a WYSIWYG and handcoding feature. One feature that may be preferred by CSS maker is the color dialog as shown below.

Secure Your Twitter Account

In this world nothing is perfect. Including security issues, surely there is always a gap. Although nothing is perfect, but we can still try to fix it. Therefore, I will share tips for securing your twitter account.

First, create a strong and unique password.
Logon to twitter and click your Account Name and click Settings. Do not use words from the dictionary, date of birth, name of someone special, and try to insert special characters. Imagine this password: th3cyb3rg4liloveit!. Good luck in your attempt to steal the password. Once you find a suitable password, click the Password tab, enter the new/old password, and click Change.
Secure Your Twitter Account