news, Open Source, OS

Yay! OpenMandriva Punya Muka

Setelah beberapa lama tak punya muka, logo, akhirnya OpenMandriva mengumumkan sekarang mereka sudah punya. Muka baru OpenMandriva ini adalah hasil voting publik atas 36 proposal yang masuk dan terpilih.


Proses voting publik sendiri hanya berjalan selama 5 hari yaitu sejak tanggal 6 dan berakhir 10 Maret 2013. Selanjutnya dari 5 besar hasil voting dilakukan brainstorming dan diskusi lalu dilanjutkan dengan voting internal.

Sekarang, setelah memiliki muka, OpenMandriva butuh sesuatu lagi: nama distro. Mau nyumbang?

Featured, How to, linux, Open Source, Tips

[How to] Recover Deleted Files With Scalpel in Ubuntu

I am in a habit of using [Shift] + [Del] combination to delete files rather than delete only. I won’t store not-so-important files in my Recycle Bin, that’s why. This is a good habit in one hand and bad in the other hand because there’s a chance I accidentally delete an important file/folder.

Recover your deleted files in Ubuntu

Luckily, Linux (Ubuntu in this case) has few good tools to recover deleted data and in easy ways. In this post I will show you how to recover deleted file via Ubuntu with Scalpel.

Scalpel is a file system independent recovery tool which available for Linux and Mac OS. But, you can run it on Windows with mingw.

  1. Install the Scalpelwith:
    # sudo apt-get install scalpel.
  2. Open configuration file located in /etc, it looks like /etc/scalpel/scalpel.conf, with an editor.
    # vi /etc/scalpel/scalpel.conf
  3. Uncomment file type line part you wish to recover and save the file
  4. Run Scalpel from the Terminal
    scalpel /Device_Name/Drive_Name/Folder_Name -o Output_Directory
  5. Output_Directory will be created in the directory we’re running Scalpel. The Output_Directory should not be exist before you run Scalpel because otherwise Scalpel will refuse to start.
  6. Go to Output_Directory and view what’s inside.
  7. There should be a file named audit.txtwhich contains a summary of what Scalpel has done. Open it to look what has done.
    cat audit.txt
  8. There should be adirectory which has recovered files. For example the folder named pdf-0-0 for PDF files. Open the folder and you have your file.

For more information about scalpel commands, type: man scalpel

Good luck and here’s the download link.

news, Open Source

GNOME 3.1.2 Released

Hey, folks!

This morning there’s a good announcement for you, GNOME developers –and fans. Yep, GNOME 3.1.2 development released.

GNOME 3.1.2 Development Release

Fourth update to GNOME 3.0, first update of the development release
available at last (as it was delayed).

To compile GNOME 3.1.2, use jhbuild [1] and the modulesets and
.jhbuildrc file used on this release [2].


If you want to know what is new on this release, you can check the
release notes of those modules:

  core -
  apps -

And if you want the code, you can find the release here:

core sources -
apps sources -

Details here.


Oh, in case you didn’t know about GNOME 3.0, check this out:!