android · Linux · Making things work · Open Source

Downgrading from lolipop to kitkat 4.4.4 on nexus 7 2012 model (nakasi)

This tutorial was prepared on a Nexus 7 2012 (wifi) device, this also might work with other nexus devices as well. I bought my nexus 7 on late 2012, which used to work fine until it updated to Andriod lolipop. This slowed down the device to almost unusable. resetting to the factory default or cleaning out the… Continue reading Downgrading from lolipop to kitkat 4.4.4 on nexus 7 2012 model (nakasi)

Linux · Making things work · Open Source · Technology

How to work with tools like adb and fastboot on your android device (installations of Drivers and tools

What are ADB and Fastboot? Both of these tools allow you to send terminal commands to your phone from your computer via USB. They are with different functions, but when you are using them, you probably want to install them together. Android Debug Bridge (ADB): ADB allows you to send an array of commands to… Continue reading How to work with tools like adb and fastboot on your android device (installations of Drivers and tools

Book Review · document management · Open Source

Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

Preface As a system integrator and designer I always have a preference towards open source technology such as Alfresco. I have done several implementation of Alfresco for a few organizations, include educational institution and for service business using free edition of Alfresco. After the age of windows file sharing, document collaboration platforms has come a… Continue reading Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

education · Internet · Making things work · Open Source

Internet content filtering and bandwidth management for Schools

Use of Internet in a school/educational institution History Early internet was developed from an ARPANet, later on adapted by some of the leading universities in USA and eventually became the Internet as we know it today. Since the mid-1990s, the Internet has had a revolutionary impact on culture and commerce, including the rise of near-instant… Continue reading Internet content filtering and bandwidth management for Schools

education · Making things work · Open Source

Multimedia Server/digital asset management for Schools

Schools multimedia management requirement: Today’s school depends on multimedia content for their learning delivery. Multimedia content are pictures, movies, music, podcasts, presentations, interactive tutorials etc. Schools collect multimedia content from various internet sources. Teachers also create a lot of  content by themselves. As education systems start relying on more multimedia content, the size and number… Continue reading Multimedia Server/digital asset management for Schools

education · Linux · Open Source

File sharing, Document management and collaboration with Alfresco

Document collaboration: Document and file collaboration is a process which should allow multiple people work together on a single document or file and produce a final document. For example if you plan to develop an IT policy for your institution, and you assign a 5 member team to develop it and come up with an… Continue reading File sharing, Document management and collaboration with Alfresco

education · Open Source

Service management system in International School with OTRS

Services in International Schools Schools and educational institutes are service organizations. The better their service is the better the institution is. Education is the core to all services an international school caters. Other service examples which are to support education service are are IT services, housekeeping services, transport services, procurement of supplies, medical services, management… Continue reading Service management system in International School with OTRS