• Islam,  LA Notes

    Islamic “communism” from a remote village in Sumatra

    All started by a spiritual Sufi leader KH. Ali Mas’ud ibn Abdullah. He opened the jungle together with his followers and established a small village in the 1970s. His community grew but still relatively low profile, barely known to the outsiders. When he passed away in 2011, his son, Tuwan Guru Imam continued his father’s legacy. More than that, he, along with his followers, transformed that village, which they call Kampung Darussalam (the village of peaceful land), into a unique example of many things: economic independence, self-sustainability, communal work. Some even said that this is an example of “Islamic socialism” in its true sense. Around 1600 people live in the…

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    Dell XPS Slow and Sluggish?

    I was desperate for weeks with my Dell XPS 15 9550. I love this laptop so much. This one came with the highest specs when I bought it. The screen is amazing, the bezel is almost invisible. Working fast, a true horsepower for my daily usage. Never have problems before until it suddenly became sluggish. I can feel hot it became very slow. The opening apps are much slower than usual I am strolling the internet to find a solution. I have tried many suggestions. But still, those tips did not work. Until I found a solution in the Dell community discussion that suggests a simple step to solve the…