Well, I cannot believe, I actually have a favorite beer house here in Saigon. It is called the Nguyen Du Brauhof - Restaurant & Beergarden, but I call it the German Beer house. It has one of the best tasting beers in in the city. Laisan, Alexandre (a fellow Linux geek) and I headed there last Friday night for some good beer and sausages. I think we ended up drinking … [Read more...] about Nguyen Du Brauhof (German Beer House) – Saigon
Archives for September 2007
Over a week ago, it was costing about $100-150 to unlock iPhones here in Vietnam. With last week's release of iUnlock, the prices have now dropped down to 400,000 VND ($25.00 US) with some people offering 200,000 VND ($12.00) to unlock iPhones in Saigon. Today, I unlocked my iPhone by myself for FREE :-) (My unlocked iPhone - Notice the Installer icon) My first attempt to … [Read more...] about I unlocked my iPhone!!!
I just successfully installed Sabayon Linux on my IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T60. Wow, I am quite impressed. This is the first Linux install ever where all the devices were detected. I use the 'text install' method which was easier to use than the graphical installation with Anaconda. Once the install was complete, I booted straight into KDE. The only problem I had was the … [Read more...] about Sabayon Linux Rocks!!!
Promoting Linux and Open Source Software in Vietnam was never an easy task but despite the many Window's naysayers in Vietnam, Linux is beginning to take hold in Vietnam. For those of us involved in SaigonLUG, HanoiLUG, and ViPLUG, it has been hard work but we are beginning to see some rewards for our hard efforts. Asianux has just started work with Vietsoftware to develop … [Read more...] about Vietnam to begin work on Open Source Software
Yesterday, my student here in Saigon installed Ubuntu Linux on his laptop. At first he was a little nervous but with some coaching, he was able to install the Ubuntu distribution from the LiveCD himself. He just needed help partitioning but once he got past that, Ubuntu took over. I am quite impressed with both my student and Ubuntu :-) I always say, start from the … [Read more...] about My Vietnamese Student Installed Ubuntu Linux :)