Maxis Fiber Router Replacement to support VOIP

Maxis Fiber Router Replacement to support VOIP. This is very interesting topic to discuss, how to replace the maxis router with your own router to support the VOIP. Maxis fiber come with default router Technicolor TG389AC which for me is not that good for wireless signal especially for Condo type of house.

If you dont like this setup, you can buy DLINK DSL-G2452DG which is around RM300 come with VOIP support.

For this tutorial i will show how to configure the Maxis fiber Internet using your own router

Devices:

  • Maxis Broadband Router Technicolor RG389A
  • Wireless Router TP-LINK TL-WR841HP ** Make sure your router is Maxis Fiber ready
  • VDSL Model Huawei HG655m
  • DECT Phone by Maxis
    1.  Use the LAN cable and connect the Maxis Router (WAN Port) to VDSL Modem (LAN2)
    2.  Use the LAN cable and connect the TP-Link Router (WAN Port) to VDSL Modem (LAN3)
    3.  Use the LAN cable via LAN4 in VDSL Modem and Connect to your Laptop/Desktop
    4.  Configure Static IP to Ethernet interface to 192.168.1.111 / 255.255.255.0
    5.  Open Web Browser and type 192.168.1.1
    6.  Enter Username & Password
      Username : admin
      Password : hs5711Bbvl
    7. Under Basic > WAN and look for ptm1.621 – Maxis use 621 for Internet and 821 for VOIP.
    8. Click connection ptm1.621 and Un-tick Port Binding & VLAN Tagging LAN2
    9. Select Port Binding & VLAN Tagging LAN3 and Submit to save
    10. Then Configure your own router eg: TP-LINK in this case and configure your Maxis fiber connection via quick setup

 

  •  Then save & Enjoy. Now you are able to use internet via own router.
  • Please swiff off your Maxis Router Wireless if you dont want to use.
  • Now the Internet is connected via your own Router and VOIP (Phone via Maxis Router)
  • Network diagram as below.

 

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Google Server / Platform

Google Server / Platform

Source: Googlesystem

Server Name
Services
GWS (Google Web Server) Web Search, Image Search and many other services
GFE/1.3 (Google Front-End) Gmail, Calendar, Picasa Web Albums, Docs, Blogger, orkut, Reader and many other services
GWS-GRFE/0.50 Groups
bsfe (Blog Search Front-End) Blog Search
OFE/0.1 (Ocean Front-End) Book Search, Patent Search, Catalogs (Ocean is Google Book Search’s code-name)
SMS search frontend 1.0 Google SMS
Search-History HTTP Server Web History
Auto-Completion Server Google Suggest, Firefox/Google Toolbar auto-complete
TrustRank Frontend Safe Browsing
GCS/1.0 Safe Browsing
SFE/0.8 Finance
FTS (C)1997-2007 Interactive Data Managed Solutions AG Finance charts
asfe Base
mediaserver Base (images)
cffe Product Search (Froogle)
btfe Thumbnails: Image Search, Google Video, Youtube
Video Stats Server Google Video
cachefe:image (Cache Front-End) Picasa Web photos
staticfe interface images (Picasa Web)
ctcserver Google Call ( www.google.com/call )
GoogleChartServer/1.0 used for dynamically-generated charts (e.g.: Google Video’s stats)
NFE/1.0 (News Front-End) News
mfe (Maps Front-End) Maps
Keyhole Server 2.4 Maps, Earth (imagery)
PSFE/4.0 Alerts
igfe (iGoogle Front-End) iGoogle
COMINST/1.0 Testing software installation (Pack, Picasa)
TWS/0.9 (Translation Web Server) Translate
mws (Music Web Server) Music Search
R2FE/1.0 (Reviews Front-End) Reviews (Music, Movies)
zfe Reviews
pfe Co-op
codesite/5477219 Code
ga-reporting-fe Analytics reporting
ucfe Analytics
lpfe Analytics (www.google-analytics.com/siteopt.js)
Toolbar Gaia User Service Server Google Toolbar authentication
cafe (Ad Conversion Front-End) Conversions
AdClickServer Google test ad server
Google Trends Google Trends
TFE/0.0 (Transliteration Front-End) Google Indic Transliteration
Apache most Labs services
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PC-BSD 7.0.1

Did anyone here try out the PC-BSD already. I also never try on it… But they already have the PC-BSD 7.0.1.

Download Link : PC-BSD

Name: PC-BSD 7.0.1 Upgrade

Date: 10-17-2008

Size: 701MB

Description:

This patch upgrades PC-BSD 7.0 to version 7.0.1, which includes an update to KDE 4.1.2 and more. Full changelog details below.

Application:

Simply apply the update on your PC-BSD system and the upgrade will take place at the next system startup. The update may take 15-25 minutes or more, depending upon the speed of the system.

PCBSD 7.0.1 – Changelog (10-17-08)
————————–
* Updated KDE to 4.1.2
* Update Nvidia driver to 177.80 – SVN: 2868
* Fixed various bugs causing crashes with System Updater – SVN: 2780 , SVN: 2790 , SVN: 2908
* Fixed bugs with partitions becoming mis-aligned due to incorrect sizing – SVN: 2809 , SVN: 2810
* Added support for NTFS writing directly in KDE4 – SVN: 2811
* Fixed sound detection for ALI M5451 PCI Audio Device – SVN: 2821
* Fixed out of memory errors when installing on 256MB of RAM – SVN: 2825 , SVN: 2827 , SVN: 2828
* Added new KMenu->System->Display Setup Wizard icon to re-run the X Setup tool – SVN: 2832
* Added support for linux-flashplugin9 to the default install for i386 and amd64 – SVN: 2850 , SVN: 2851
* Fixed an error about setting up Xorg for QEMU on install – SVN: 2848
* 7.0.1 now includes all the KDE l10n packages by default, allowing users to switch languages and locales “on-the-fly” – SVN: 2877
* Fixed a bug which caused a sound-detection error notification by mistake when the user was running an alternative OSS – SVN: 2901
* Fixed the Wifi tool to work with very long SSID’s and ones with multiple spaces in the name – SVN: 2895
* Updated the Wifi tool to allow network profiles, and connect to the best available network – SVN: 2904
* Added a new System Updater launcher to the System Settings utility – SVN: 2906
* Added support to xorg-gui to allow user to run radeonhd driver – SVN: 2909
* Corrected some apps showing up in their respective kickoff directory – SVN: 2910

Source: PC-BSD

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Debian Celebrate the 15 Years Birthday

Debian Celebrate the 15 Years Birthday. Debian already 15 years exist in Linux World. The Debian just strated on 16 August 1993. I’m still young on that time also don’t know what is Linux. Now the Ubuntu is the most popular Disto base on Debian. Lets go guy, using the Linux and Unix is the best
thing that we all can do….

The Debian Project was officially founded by Ian Murdock on August 16th, 1993. At that time, the whole concept of a “distribution” of Linux was new. Ian intended Debian to be a distribution which would be made openly, in the sprit of Linux and GNU (read his manifesto provided as an appendix to this document for more details). The creation of Debian was sponsored by the FSF’s GNU project for one year (November 1994 to November 1995).

Debian was meant to be carefully and conscientiously put together, and to be maintained and supported with similar care. It started as a small, tightly-knit group of Free Software hackers, and gradually grew to become a large, well-organized community of developers and users.

When it began, Debian was the only distribution that was open for every developer and user to contribute their work. It remains the most significant distributor of Linux that is not a commercial entity. It is the only large project with a constitution, social contract, and policy documents to organize the project. Debian is also the only distribution which is “micro packaged” using detailed dependency information regarding inter-package relationships to ensure system consistency across upgrades.

To achieve and maintain high standards of quality, Debian has adopted an extensive set of policies and procedures for packaging and delivering software. These standards are backed up by tools, automation, and documentation implementing all of Debian’s key elements in an open and visible way.

Source: Ubuntu, Debian

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SUSE Tips

How to format/create or delete drive in SUSE


At a terminal prompt, type yast2 disk. Or cmd mode: yast disk

Click Yes at the warning.

Highlight the new device (e.g., sdb or sdc).

Remove existing partitions on the USB hard dive.

Click Delete.

Click Yes to really delete the partition.

Click Continue if prompted to unmount the drive.

Create a new partition on the USB drive.

Click Create.

Click the radio button next to the new device and click OK.

Click OK to create a primary partition.

Click OK.

Click Apply.

Click Finish and continue to format the drive

CD/DVD

eject (to unmount the image)

eject –trayclose (to close the tray)





source: Novell

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Mythbuntu

Another Disto coming out together with the Ubuntu 8.04.
This version look simple and powerful for Multimedia Center.

MythTV is a GPL licensed suite of programs that allow you to build the mythical home media convergence box on your own using Open Source software and operating systems. MythTV is known to work on Linux and Mac OS X (PowerPC and Intel). It does not run on Windows.

Source: Mythbuntu


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Ubuntu 8.04 – 33 day from now

They announced that the new ubuntu will release in 33 day.. it will be launched on this April 2008. Sorry guys lazy to typing just get copy from ubuntu website.

Credit to : Ubuntu/Canonical

Introduction to Ubuntu 8.04 Beta

The Ubuntu developers are moving very quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the open source community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 8.04 beta release, which brings a host of excellent new features.

Note: This is still a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released in April 2008.

For Kubuntu and Kubuntu KDE 4 Remix see HardyHeron/Beta/Kubuntu

Download

Get it while it’s hot. ISOs and torrents are available at:

Local mirrors are also available:

Africa

Asia

Europe

North America

Oceania/Australia

South America

Upgrading from Ubuntu 7.10

If you are upgrading from Ubuntu 7.10, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HardyUpgrades.

New Features since Ubuntu 7.10

Xorg 7.3

The latest Xorg, Xorg 7.3, is available in Hardy, with an emphasis on better autoconfiguration with a minimal configuration file. This Beta brings a new Screen Resolution utility that allows users to dynamically configure the resolution, refresh rate, and rotation of a second monitor. This will be particularly handy for laptop users that connect to a projector or external monitor.

Linux kernel 2.6.24

This Beta includes the 2.6.24-12.13 kernel based on 2.6.24.3. This brings in significant enhancements and fixes that have been merged in the last few months into the mainline kernel, including:

  • dynticks support for amd64, bringing the same power savings already available on 32-bit systems to 64-bit laptops and desktops
  • the “Completely Fair Scheduler”, a new process scheduler introduced in Linux 2.6.23 that provides improved interactive performance.

GNOME 2.22

Hardy Heron Beta brings you the latest and greatest GNOME 2.22 with lots of new features and improvements, such as a new Nautilus that uses GVFS as its backend. GVFS makes it possible to fix shortcomings of Nautilus such as the inability to restore files from trash, pause and undo file operations, and will make it possible to escalate user privileges for certain operations using PolicyKit for authentication. It also brings a significant performance boost to many operations.

nautilus-gvfs.jpg

PolicyKit

PolicyKit is now integrated in the administra
tive user interfaces. PolicyKit allows fine-grained control over user permissions and enhances usability and security, by allowing administrative applications to be run as a normal user and gaining extra privileges dynamically only for privileged operations instead of requiring the whole application to run as root.

beta_polkit.png

PulseAudio

PulseAudio is now enabled by default. Some non-GNOME applications still need to be changed to output to pulse/esd by default and the volume control tools are not yet integrated.

Firefox 3 Beta 4

Firefox 3 Beta 4 replaces Firefox 2 as the default browser, bringing much better system integration including GTK2 form buttons and common dialogs. and icon theming that matches the system.

firefox3-beta4.png

Transmission

The GTK version of the popular Transmission BitTorrent client comes preinstalled in Ubuntu, replacing the Gnome BitTorrent downloader.

transmission-gtk.png

Vinagre

The new Vinagre VNC client is installed by default in Beta, replacing xvnc4viewer.

vinagre.png

Vinagre allows the user to view multiple machines simultaneously, can discover VNC servers on the network via Avahi, and can keep track of recently used and favorite connections.

Brasero

The Brasero CD/DVD burning application, which will complement the CD/DVD burning functions of Nautilus and replace the Serpentine audio CD burning utility, is installed by default in Beta.

brasero.png

World Clock Applet

Integrating the features of the intlclock applet, the GNOME panel clock in Beta can display the time and weather in multiple locations.

intlclock.png

Inkscape

Inkscape 0.46 introduces native PDF support, providing an easy, open source solution to editing text and graphics in PDF documents. Users will appreciate being able to draw up flyers, posters, and other docmuents, save them as PDF in inkscape, and send them to a print shop for printing without ever leaving Ubuntu or loading a proprietary tool.

Virtualization

KVM is now officially maintained within the Ubuntu kernel.

libvirt and virt-manager have been integrated in Ubuntu. They allow for easy guest creation and basic management of virtual machines out of the box. Virt-manager can be used to administer guests on a remote server.

The kernel also includes virtio, greatly improving I/O performance in guests.

ActiveDirectory integration

Likewise Open, available from the universe repository, enables seamless integration of Ubuntu within an Active Directory network. Users can use their AD credentials to log onto Ubuntu machines and access any kerberized services provided by an Ubuntu Server.

iSCSI support

iSCSI Initiator has been fully integrated in the kernel, allowing Ubuntu to mount iSCSI targets as a block device. iSCSI is available in the Ubuntu Server installer if iscsi=true is passed on the kernel command line at the beginning of the install process.

Firewall

Ubuntu 8.04 Beta includes ufw (Uncomplicated Firewall), a new host-based firewall application configurable from the command line which is designed to make administering a firewall easier for end users while not getting in the way of network administrators.

Memory Protection

Additional access checks have been added so that /dev/mem and /dev/kmem can only be used to access device memory. These changes will help defend against rootkits and other malicious code.

The lower 64K of system memory is no longer addressable by default. This will help defend against malicious code that attempts to leverage kernel bugs into security vulnerabilities.

Applications compiled as Position Independent Executables (PIE) are now placed into memory in unpredictable locations, making it harder for security vulnerabilities to be exploited.

Wubi

There is a new installation option for Windows users. Wubi allows users to install and uninstall Ubuntu like any other Windows application. It does not require a dedicated partition, nor does it affect the existing bootloader, yet users can experience a dual-boot setup almost identical to a full installation. Wubi works with a physical CD or in stand-alone mode, by downloading an appropriate ISO to install from. It can be found on the root of the CD as Wubi.exe. A full installation within a dedicated partition is still recommended, but Wubi is a great way to try Ubuntu for a few days and weeks before committing dedicated disk resources.

wubi.png

umenu

WinFOSS and the Windows open source software have been replaced by umenu, a simple launcher that lets the user install Ubuntu from Windows using Wubi, install Ubuntu to a partition without having to make their CD-ROM the first boot device, and find out more about Ubuntu at the www.ubuntu.com website.

umenu.png

Installation

File systems are now mounted with the relatime mount option by default, for improved performance.

Caveats

There are several known bugs that users may run into with Ubuntu 8.04 Beta. We have documented them here for your convenience along with any known workarounds.

  • The kernel in this beta is unable to access CD-ROM devices in some configurations, which may prevent users who were previously able to install Ubuntu from installing this beta from CD media. As a workaround, users can boot the installer with the additional “all_generic_ide” boot option or switch the device from Master to Slave with jumpers. https://launc
    hpad.net/bugs/181561
  • When installing from the Live CD, selecting a point on the timezone map is difficult as the map moves too quickly. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/195159
  • Hibernation does not work in a Wubi installation. Even if this option is available on the desktop, you should avoid using it.
  • If you have a Broadcom Wireless card, you will get a Jockey crash at startup. Please upgrade to a newer version after installation. https://launchpad.net/bugs/203958

Reporting Bugs

Hardy Heron beta has bugs! Your comments, bug reports, patches and suggestions will help fix bugs and improve future releases. After reading the bug-reporting guidelines, please report bugs through the Ubuntu bug tracking system.

If you want to help with bugs, the Bug Squad is always looking for help.

If you plan to do an installation of Hardy Beta, be sure to head to the Testing page. With just a few minutes of your time, you can really help to improve Ubuntu. We have two different tests; one takes just a short time, and the other is more thorough.

Participate in Ubuntu

If you would like to help shape Ubuntu, take a look at the list of ways you can participate at

Help spread the word about Ubuntu 8.04

A new banner is available that counts down the days until the Ubuntu 8.04 release:

You can add the countdown banner to your website to help build excitement for the new release as the date approaches.

More Information

You can find out more about Ubuntu on our website and wiki.

To sign up for future Ubuntu development announcements, please subscribe to Ubuntu’s development announcement list at:

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Fedora 9 Alpha

Redhat already announced the Fedora 9 Alpha. So let try and see what new in this version.

This is pre-release software. The Fedora Project makes no guarantees as to its suitability or usefulness. All issues should be reported via the Red Hat Bugzilla.


Some highlights of Fedora 9 Alpha:

* GNOME 2.21 Development Release
* KDE 4.0
* Firefox 3 Beta 2
* Support for resizing ext2, ext3 and NTFS partitions during install
* Support for creating and installing to encrypted filesystems
* PackageKit
* Kernel 2.6.24


  • From: Jesse Keating
  • To: fedora-announce-list redhat com, fedora-devel-announce redhat com, fedora-test-list redhat com
  • Cc:
  • Subject: Announcing Fedora 9 Alpha
  • Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 10:25:25 -0500


A funny thing happened on the way into the office today, an Alpha release of Fedora 9 happened! The Alpha release provides the first opportunity for the wider community to become involved with the testing of Rawhide: representing a sanitised snapshot of Fedora’s development branch, which sees rapid changes and will become the next major release, it should boot on the majority of systems, providing both an opportunity to get a look at what new features will be included in the next release and also an opportunity to provide feedback and bug reports to help ensure that the next release is as good as possible

Sources : RedHat , Fedora



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