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FTW?

Posted 01-01-2011 at 12:31 AM by lupusarcanus (Lone Wolf)
Updated 01-01-2011 at 08:16 PM by lupusarcanus

New Year's Boredom...
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How to install Skype and Ekiga Softphone in ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

Posted 12-31-2010 at 11:17 PM by allu john sudhakar

What is Skype:-

Skype is a little piece of software that lets you make free calls to anyone else on Skype, anywhere in the world. And even though the calls are free, they are really excellent quality.

Make free Skype-to-Skype calls to anyone else, anywhere in the world. Call phones and mobiles at pretty cheap rates per minute. Group chat with up to 100 people or conference call with up to nine others. Free to download.

How to install Command Line Way...
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Happy New Year!

Posted 12-31-2010 at 06:15 PM by beetleman64 (Sensible World of Linux)

It is Saturday the 1st of January 2011 (or 1/1/11) here in Scotland, and has been for around 15 minutes. And what a year it has been. Open source may have become invisible, but that didn't stop the march of Linux into many aspects of our lives - not least mobile phones.

But we can't stay serious for long. Have a great 2011, wherever you may be, whomever you're with, and whatever you're doing! And you never know: 2011 may just be the year of Linux...
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Linux Blog

Posted 12-31-2010 at 05:22 AM by piyushmap

Hello,

I’m Piyush, 26 years old and I live at Jaipur in India. Currently, I work as a Linux Administrator and have been in the industry for last 4 years. I have been a great fan of Linux and Open Source Softwares. This site is primarily created for sharing knowledge as I believe sharing is the key factor for knowledge enhancement.


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UGH! I hate broken configure scripts/pkg-config setups (cairo-compmgr/vala)

Posted 12-30-2010 at 03:15 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

Seriously, one of the most annoying things about linux and open source is the constant changing of library names and versions and the inconsistent use of pkg-config or the lack their of!

OK so the configure script for cairo-compmgr does a check for vala which goes fine. It knows where the compiler is and what to do. But later in the script it uses pkg-config to double check the library dependencies and it can't find vala... why? well because the script checks for the library 'vala-1.0'...
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