It's been a long time since my last post but now I'm back again

It's been a long time since I made my last post on this blog. I've been quite busy with my work and other activities but now I'm back and blogging again. Thanks to all the visitors who are still visiting my blog even though I have not updated this blog for a long time. I think it’s about time to start posting some new stuff here.

Play DotA clone Heroes of Newerth on Linux Natively For Free

Heroes of Newerth (commonly known as HoN) is a free-to-play action/real-time strategy game based on DotA. The developer S2 Games announced last Friday that HoN is now free-to-play. HoN is heavily inspired by the popular Warcraft 3 mod, Defense of the Ancients (DotA), but with vast improvements in graphics and gameplay. In HoN, two teams of up to five players each take on the role of special Hero units. With the assistance of AI-controlled armies, each team sets out with the sole objective of destroying the other team’s base.

100 Best Free and High Quality Linux Games

There are literally thousands of games that can be played on Linux, if you're a casual gamer or hardcore Linux fan who is looking to have a bit of fun on your favourite distro, there's plenty of games to choose from.

If you are unsure what to get, this list will help you out. This list includes all the popular and free high quality games that runs on Linux natively, from action/first-person shooters to real-time and turn-based strategy games to rpg/mmorpg etc.

If you have more games that you would like to recommend, feel free to share it.

Below are the list. Have fun!

Gmail Video Chat is now available in Fedora

RPM version of Gmail video chat for Fedora is now available for download.
You can download the file from

Gmail video chat is now available for Linux Users

Gmail video chat now supports Linux, but it supports Debian/Ubuntu systems for now. RPM version for Red Hat/Fedora will be available soon.

You can download the plugin here.


I've finally finished updating my blog to Drupal 6

It took a few days, but my blog is finally back online after several days of inactivity. Enjoy the site.

PS: The images that I posted in the past will be back soon.


About Me

I am a network and system administrator. I have a strong interest in Technology, Linux, Open Source and Photography. I spend my spare time hacking on my system, blogging, learning new stuff to improve my knowledge and to help me in my day to day activities. I also love travelling, playing tennis and watching movies.

About this site (formerly Open Mind) is an informative "Tech Blog" devoted to Technology, Linux and Open Source. This blog contains a lot of useful information on Linux, Open Source, Cisco, Networking and Tecnology.

Ubuntu 9.04 on my HP Pavilion dv5-1153ei Notebook

I am very disappointed in Ubuntu 9.04 performance on my laptop. I had Ubuntu 9.04 installed in my HP Pavillion dv5-115ei laptop with the following specs:

  • 2GHZ Intel Core 2 Dou processor T5800
  • 2GB RAM
  • 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT video card

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year

A Happy New Year!!!
I would like to take a moment to "Thank You" for visiting I look forward to helping you in this new year.

What would happen if the Matrix ran on Windows?

"Take the red pill. Get the blue screen... Ubuntu? I'm going to learn... Ubuntu?" This video made me laugh... literally. Check out this video from College Humor and find out what would have happened if The Matrix Ran On Windows...

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