Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Miandad quits as PCB director

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Mindad has quit and will hold a press conf. in few minutes.No news at Geo yet.more at Cricinfo.


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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Downloading and Using Linux (Ubuntu 8.10)

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Downloading and using Linux has become quite easy nowadays.

Here is a guide for Pakistani users

how to get rid of the Microsoft and its's virus laden windows.Linux is most secure

You can run Linux even from a "Live cd" or a "Live Usb".

You must have broadband connection if you want to download or can buy a Ubuntu Linux "live cd" from your Malha  ki cd shop.

Or most easiest of all, you can request a free cd. Which will take almost 4-6 weeks to deliver.

If you want to download follow these steps.

  1. Go to this link download Ubuntu 
  2. Select Download Ubuntu 8.10
  3. Select the iamge you want to download.Mostly likely PC (Intel x86) desktop CD.(If you click on this link it will start downloading the Desktop Ubuntu Livecd for 32- bit system.)
  4. Once downloaded run Nero or any other cd burning software.Burn an ISO image to a blank cd.
  5. Restart and boot form the Cd.
  6. Ubuntu should Start.
  7. Enjoy your newly found freedom. 

If you have a USB flash of size 2Gb or greater then you should install Ubuntu to it. To install it follow the "Live USB" link.


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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Privacy Alert.

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'UK e-mail law 'attack on rights'

Everyone who have a concern for their privacy are warned not to communicate with People/businesses located in U.K, after 1/March/2009 ,using E-mail.

This is due to the fact the every E-mail's  data (sent from  or received in )  U.K  will be recorded by the British government. It will be stored for a period of 1 year.

So if you have any concerns for your privacy,you are requested to use other means of communication,instead of using E-mail.e.g sms,phone call

If you think privacy is not a concern then you should read George Orwell's  "Nineteen Eighty-Four".


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Thursday, January 1, 2009

"Local" Gillette's shaving cream

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According to the CEO,Gillette Pakistan,Gillette's shaving cream is only manufactured in India and China.So he can't import it from India for the political reasons and Chinese manufactured will not be well received by the consumers.There is an idea floating around,it's that Gillette should manufacture it locally.

Here is my question .

Will you use Gillette's locally manufactured Shaving cream ?

you can answer this by participating in the poll on the right side of this post.

You may also post your comments by clicking on the link below.

P.S. This post was drafted on 30/10/2008 but has to be posted on 1/1/2009 due to "oven hot" service of PTCL.

Poll will be created in a few moments.


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