Monthly Archives: May 2008

SpikeWAMP – Part ii

It was not too long ago that I blogged about SpikeWAMP here, SpikeSource has made a release for SpikeWAMP 1.4 beta recently. This time, they have gone one step ahead and created application installers for Drupal, Gallery and phpBB. These … Continue reading

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Quiet Quiet my child Talk no more, or hell will rise Talk no more today. Scream Don’t scream my child Your voice will die, gods will cry Scream no more today. Stop Stop my child You are fighting withered stones … Continue reading

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Install picasa on hardy (Ubuntu 8.04)

Picasa for Linux is a boon and much more simpler than GIMP for simple image editing… However on hardy, the usual “apt-get install picasa” does not find the deb in the repositories. So to install Picasa, just get the deb … Continue reading

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Install Skype on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) + configure sound

Here are a  quick set of steps to install skype on Ubuntu 8.04. Download skype static from here Execute the following commands at the terminal: $tar -xvf skype_static- $mv /yourpath/skype_static- /usr/share/ $ mv skype_static- skype $ cd skype/ $ cp … Continue reading

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