Rooting Samsung Galaxy Pop (Mini) on Mac OSx and enabling Bangla (Bengali) support

(you can skip this part if you are in hurry)

I was planning to root my galaxy pop for a quite long time. But it was delayed as I found all tutorials applicable for Windows. That means, I need a windows machine to root my device but I don’t have any working windows machine.

Yesterday, I planned to upgrade to Gingerbread from Froyo as some of the friends suggested claiming it improves the battery performance (honestly, so far after upgrade, I believe it really does). I read some tutorials and this also requires windows machine. So, I borrowed my brother’s laptop. After about 10 hours of efforts, I could successfully upgrade the ROM.

So, this morning, I planned to root the device and in office I tried SuperOneClick.exe with colleague’s windows machine but failed. Then I was searching Google to do so on my Mac OSx. After several tries, I could do it. Continue reading →

How to install AES Crypt in linux to encrypt and decrypt your files

AES Crypt is a simple tool to encrypt end decrypt your files. You can do it without being expert in either linux and/or cryptography. If you are simply familiar with linux shell, you have more than enough knowledge to use AES Crypt.

AES Crypt is a file encryption software product available on several operating systems that uses the industry standard Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) to easily and securely encrypt files.

However, you might have needed root privilege if AES Crypt is not installed in your computer and you want to install it. The installation is also as easy as pie. Just look below:


Visit download page of AES Crypt and copy the download link of AES Crypt source code for linux.

SSH to your server as root and run the following commands:


tar -zxf download?file=v3%2Faescrypt305_source.tar.gz

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