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Install Skype 2.0 beta on Ubuntu Gutsy(7.10) AMD64

The best way get skype 2.0 on Ubuntu 7.10 with AMD64 is to download the source instead of the the debian file. Also note that you may need the libraries that I have mentioned here Download the static file from … Continue reading

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Install Skype on Ubuntu AMD 64

Installing Skype on Ubuntu 7.10 is not as easy if are running it on AMD 64… Here are the steps you need to follow: Install 32 libraries: sudo aptitude install lib32asound2 ia32-libs-gtk ia32-libs-kde Get the debian package for from the … Continue reading

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Drupal and phpbb integration

This post will guide you through a step by step tutorial to get phpbb enabled in your drupal site. phpbb (http://drupal.org/project/phpbb) This is a module that lets Drupal handle user- and session-management for phpBB 2.0.x, a popular forum / bulletin … Continue reading

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Ubuntu codename baptism!

Ever since Ubuntu released its first version, its been known for its strange and interesting choice of names! Ubuntu, in African means “humanity towards others” and what could be a better name for an opensource community project! The first version … Continue reading

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WordPress does it in style!

I’m sure all wordpress users cant get enough if it and will totally agree with the fact that this is *THE* coolest blog provider! Be it themes, widgets, functionality, management or support… wordpress does everything in a very classy manner! … Continue reading

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Medibuntu

Medibuntu stands for Multimedia, Entertainment and Distractions In Ubuntu. Its is a package repository that contains packages that you wont find in the Ubuntu package repository. It has packages for playing restricted formats, external binary codecs packages, skype, google earth … Continue reading

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