Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Imagine Cup 2009

New version of the "Microsoft's World Premiere Students Competition"
Imagine Cup 2009

the Good news Here is the Location of IC09
the Place is "EGYPT" my Home land :D
I'm very proud with this and so I think I should thank every body work with the last Version in France,

Let's talk about the Theme of the new IC09 :
Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing us today.

Students will be asked to create software solutions that are aligned to one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The eight MDGs range from halving extreme poverty and halting the spread of HIV/AIDS to providing universal primary education.

More information about the MDGs can be found at

Hey, Guys and Girls
Join the Challenge
and Wait See you Here in Egypt

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Access Source Forge Web Space from Ubuntu

Source Forge is on one of the most famous source code repository and acts as a centralized location for software developers to control and manage open source software development.

It provide open source projects hosting with :-

  • Allow any project uniquely named in its registry to be sub-domained as
    ( or (
  • This gives some prominent URL branding to a project and a high activity in it can get the project listed on the main page as a Top Project.
  • provides ample storage space for a project to completely house their contents such as a wiki, MySQL database, source code versions managed with CVS or Subversion, and even their own website pages at the subdomain location.

one of the most useful features in this site is the web space which can be accessed from URL like

which can be accessed from secure shell (SSH)

while I'm using Ubuntu I discover a way to access this site and upload my project site pages from GUI tool, not the shell, the steps are too easy

  1. From Places Menu in the Upper Bar :
    Places => Connect to Server
  2. In Service Type,
    Select SSh
  3. Server is {} or {}
    (depending on the given site URL)
  4. In Folder: this given to you on the admnstration site.
    in my case it will be /home/groups/n/no/notey
  5. In the user name write your
    SourceForge UserName
  6. Then Press 'Connect' to connect to the server
  7. If Password required, Enter you SourceForge Account PWD
  8. Enjoy Your Project's Web Space.

In next Post we will talk about easier
ways to enjoy Linux and Open Source.

The Spirit of OpenSource

one year or less ago since I begin using Linux as my primary operating system.

a year passed and I've learn lot of linux tricks, know lot of friends from linux and make money too,

one year of the Open source spirit and the world of freedom.

during this year, I use most common Open Source software and technologies, I also learn how to look for solutions of my problems, know how to live free and open (Source) :D

One Year Passed ... and I've changed