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Frienster Layout for Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines!!

January 28th, 2009 by elizar

Welcome! Welcome to this page! Do you know that Frienster is super widely known in Asia than facebook, multiply or myspace?! Frienster is so popular that almost everyone in Asia that has access to the internet have a frienster account!

On with the frienster repost from elizar palad.

I would like to greet everyone who visits this website page called “Frienster Indonesia”. In case you’re searching for Frienster, one of the best social networking website in the planet, you just found one of official frienster fan site!

Frienster is a privately owned internet social networking website and the first online social network.[1][2] Its headquarters are in Mountain View, CA, US.. In case you’ve been to Wikipedia, that’s what you should have read.

And just like any other social networking site, Frienster is focused on helping people meet new friends, stay in touch with old ones and sharing online content and media. (But you can’t dowload copyrighted materials, of course).

The website is also used for dating and discovering new events, bands, hobbies, and more. Users can share content including videos, photos, messages and comments with friends via their profile and their network.

If there is Facebook in the Americas (North America/Pacific Region), here in Asia, Frienster is superior and dominant.

Over 90% of Friendster’s traffic comes from Asia. In Asia, Friendster has more monthly unique visitors than any other social network. The top 15 countries accessing Friendster today are the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, the United States, Singapore, Canada, India, Australia, the UK, Hong Kong, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, China, Taiwan and Korea.

Now you know why my title if “Welcome! Frienster Indonesia Malaysia Philippines”. That is because those are the countries in Asia that has the most incoming traffic in Frienster.

Buy why FRIENSTER instead of FRIENDSTER? Well, if you’re new here, you might ask that. But if you are an old time, a frequent visitor, you’ll know why I used the word FRIENSTER instead of FRIENDSTER.

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Download Sopcast TV, Watch FREE Online Streaming Videos

January 26th, 2009 by elizar

Here are some interesting things you might want to know about sopcast.. taken directly from Google’s index or google’s search result in no particular order.

  • SopCast – Free P2P internet TV | live football, NBA, cricket
  • Watch Live Online TV Channels – Sopcast TV
  • Free Software Download – Free P2P internet TV | live football, NBA
  • SopCast Player
  • SopCast.TV – The Easy way to see p2pTV
  • SopCast Official Software Mirror Server by References.TV – Free
  • Watch Online TV Channels – Acasa TV – SopCast – Live & Free Online
  • Sopcast channels TV Guide, sopcast schedule, Sopcast Soccer …
  • And these are from Google’s first page alone! Imagine the resources about sopcast! This software slash technology will allow you to watch live streaming video of you favorite tv shows!

Anyway, SopCast is a simple, free way to broadcast video and audio or watch the video and listen to radio on the Internet. Adopting P2P(Peer-to-Peer) technology.. This is what the guys in napsters (or even someone else older) started.. from music not to pictures/movies and televisions.

Nowadays, all services provided on are totally free. You can download all software listed below freely.

This is actually amazing. I am Truly amazed by it.. Why haven’t I learned about this a years ago while there are still FRIENDS or Perfect Strangers?!

You can try the SopCast client, channels will be listed on it. If you have not installed SopCast Client, please go to download page!

More information coming soon!

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Yutube Videos is Yuotube Videos

January 25th, 2009 by elizar

Yutube videos, yuotube video downloads at! Those are the stuff you probably are looking for and not just yutub! Well, I’m sure you are looking for great yutube videos.. but haven’t you stopped and wonder where did yutube came from? or how did yutube came to be.

Let me tell you where did yutube came from.. and all the story of yutub:


YuTube was founded by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim, who were all early employees of PayPal. Prior to PayPal, Hurley studied design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The domain name “” was activated on February 15, 2005, and the website was developed over the subsequent months. The creators offered the public a preview of the site in May 2005, six months before YuTub made its official debut.

YouTube’s current headquarters in San Bruno

Like many technology startups, YouTube was started as an angel-funded enterprise from a makeshift office in a garage. In November 2005, venture firm Sequoia Capital invested an initial $3.5 million;[4] additionally, Roelof Botha, partner of the firm and former CFO of PayPal, joined the YouTube board of directors. In April 2006, Sequoia put an additional $8 million into the company, which had experienced huge popular growth within its first few months.

During the summer of 2006, YouTube was one of the fastest growing websites on the Web, and was ranked the 5th most popular website on Alexa, far out pacing even MySpace’s rate of growth.According to a July 16, 2006 survey, 100 million video clips are viewed daily on YouTube, with an additional 65,000 new videos uploaded every 24 hours. The website averages nearly 20 million visitors per month, according to Nielsen/NetRatings,[8] where around 44% are female, 56% male, and the 12- to 17-year-old age group is dominant. YouTube’s pre-eminence in the online video market is substantial. According to the website, YouTube commands up to 64% of the UK online video market.
Sister project

Google purchases YuTube for $1.65 billion

On October 9, 2006, it was announced that the company would be purchased by Google for US$1.65 billion in stock. The purchase agreement between Google and YuTube came after YouTube presented three agreements with media companies in an attempt to escape the threat of copyright-infringement lawsuits. YouTube will continue operating independently, with its co-founders and 67 employees working within the company. The deal to acquire YouTube closed on November 13, and was, at the time, Google’s second largest acquisition.

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pwd – Most Used UNIX Command

January 24th, 2009 by elizar

pwd is probably the most widely used UNIX (or Unix-like) command! ls (el-es) could also be the most used but we will be talking about pwd here, so let’s say that ‘pwd’ is the most widely used shall we?

What is pwd?

pwd, when executed at the shell (prompt) will print out the current working directory in the standard output of the system, which is the monitor.

pwd could be and abbreviation for ‘print working directory’ or ‘present working directory’ or make up your own definition.. there’s no rule.

WIkipedia says:

In Unix-like and some other operating systems the pwd command (print working directory) is used to output the path of the current working directory.

The command is a shell builtin in certain Unix shells such as sh, and bash. It can be implemented easily with the POSIX C functions getcwd() and/or getwd().

The equivalent on DOS (COMMAND.COM) and Microsoft Windows (cmd.exe) is the “cd” command with no arguments. Windows PowerShell provides the equivalent “Get-Location” cmdlet with the standard aliases “gl” and “pwd”. The OpenVMS equivalent is “show default”.


$ pwd

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Baby Cabal | BabyCabal Bots Download – Free Online Games!

January 24th, 2009 by elizar

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It’s break time once again for the most hardworking employee of any company – The System Adminstrators of course! This time let us not watch videos or streaming movies. This time let’s play MMORPG over the internet! Yeah!

Cabal is a free online massive multiplayer online role player game (mmorpg) something that is getting alot of attention right now.. But here’s the news.. there’s a new flavor into it.. just like Linux has several flavors.

Cabal has a baby.. the game is properly named “Baby Cabal“.

What is BabyCabal?

BabyCabal Online is a free-of-charge, 3D massively-multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), developed by South Korean company ESTsoft. Different versions of the BabyCabal Online are available for specific countries or regions, published by various companies such as OGPlanet and Asiasoft. Although playing the game is free, BabyCabal Online has “Cash Shop” which allows players to purchase game enhancements and useful ingame items using real currency.

THere, that definition of baby cabal was taken directly from a babycabal fan site who knows exactly what a baby cabal is. :)

Anyway, since it’s time to relax, download a copy of the game into your local computer, install, register a username and see you online!

Baby Cabal may not be the word of mouth just yet, but very soon it will be.. as my brother verified, the number of people looking for more information about it is getting bigger.

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How To Increment a (Bash/Korn) Variable

January 22nd, 2009 by elizar

Ever wonder how to increment a number inside a variable in a bash or korn shell? If you’re the geeky type of guy, I’m sure you know how..

Well, this quick post is sort of like a note to self.. I jsut want to have it handy in case I need it again.. and for sure, I will need it again..

Anyway, hours are spent searching for the correct format or syntax on the variable, so here it is:

while [[ $NUMBER != $CNTR1 ]]
# Separation.. one file each line
head -$CNTR1 list | tail -1 > ./processing/$FILENAME.$CNTR1

# moved (or copy) ‘feedme’ as ‘list’
cp ./processing/$FILENAME.$CNTR1 ./processing/list

## ADD the ‘t’ and ‘x’ logic here
awk ‘{print $1}’ ./processing/list > ./processing/cutfile
ACCT=`cut -c1 ./processing/cutfile`
if [ $ACCT !=  1 ]

UID=`awk ‘{print $1}’ ./processing/list`
echo “UID is $PREFIX$UID”
NAME=`awk ‘{print $2}’ ./processing/list`
cat ./processing/list
echo $PREFIX
## END OF T and X Logic

## CHECK if user exists or not
## If New User, Create it
cat /etc/passwd | grep $UID
if [ $return = 0 ]
echo “User account already exist”
echo “$PREFIX$UID:telus2009” | chpasswd
#echo “$PREFIX$UID:telus2009”
echo “Let’s continue”
sleep 1

It’s the bold and red text… Hope it helps someone.

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Backspace Keys in UNIX Computers

January 17th, 2009 by elizar

Backspace keys not working in UNIX servers and computers? (Or probably just in computers, because if that’s a server, you’re probably the System Admin and you probably know what to do).

I have a post about “Backspace Keys Not WOrking in UNIX” sometime back and I noticed that there are some people who search about it.. well, this post is a supplement for it…

We’ll list a few key strokes or key combinations that is equal to the backspace keys (when backspace keys is not working on your terminal).

We wont be talking about the different terminals used or terminals available on your UNIX computers alright? That’s too geeky and because we are cool dudes and individuals, let’s just do the keys, enumerate and put it is a piece of paper as ‘cheats’.

Here are some alternative backspace keys if backspace is not working:

  • the delete key – try pressing the delete key and see if it goes back a character to delete it
  • Shift + Backspace – if pressing backspace produces some weird character and does not delete what you want, try pressing while “Shift” is pressed down.. see what happens.
  • “Esc” then do the “vi” editing commands – sorry if you don’t know how to use ‘vi’
  • Shift + Delete – same as Shift + backspace

There you go.. that’s not a lot is it? Try one and see which one works ok?

Let me know how it turns out.

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January 17th, 2009 by elizar

The SYSadmin Philippines’ Unix Sysadmin blog supports (and want to go!) to the 2009 South by Southwest music and film festival in Austin, Texas!

SXSW Austin will be held this coming March 2009 and many artists are looking forward to it! And since I’m doing this post about it… Nerds and Geeks (those cool ones) are also looking forward to SXSW – South by Southwest!

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Replacing a Failed Disk in Solaris Mirror (SVM)

January 16th, 2009 by elizar

This one is about Solaris Volume Manager and all those meta commands you can think of.. (metadb, metadettach, metattach, metaclear etc)…

Yesterday we had to replace a failed disk that belongs to a mirror. The disk is running in a Sparc Solaris 10 box. It’s a 72GB from Fujitsu

c1t1d0           Soft Errors: 440 Hard Errors: 12 Transport Errors: 124
Vendor: FUJITSU  Product: MAY2073RCSUN72G  Revision: 0501 Serial No: 0711S0935R
Size: 73.40GB <73400057856 bytes>

As you can see from the iostat -En command, the disk is spitting hard errors and must be replaced before it can cause a lot more headache. It’s in c1t1, right.

Here’s what we’re supposed to do:

  • we could delete the meta data base that corresponds to the failed disk
  • detached the failed disk/slices to the mirror
  • clear it
  • unconfigure the disk
  • replace the disk
  • configure the disk
  • create new meta device database
  • Initialize the disk
  • Attached it to mirror
  • and sync

Here’s the detailed job:

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