Category Archives: hardy heron

Eye-Candy for your Ubuntu installation

With a little bit of time and effort, you can make your Ubuntu installation look jazzier than any operating system installation. The new look is a refreshing change over the boring brown wallapapers that Ubuntu ships by default. So lets … 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-2.0.0.68.tar.bz2 $mv /yourpath/skype_static-2.0.0.68 /usr/share/ $ mv skype_static-2.0.0.68/ skype $ cd skype/ $ cp … 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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