Skype is proprietary software that allows you to make calls over the Internet using your computer. Skype uses decentralized peer-to-peer technologies, so your calls do not go through a central server, but through distributed servers and other users. It uses its own proprietary communication protocol to achieve this. Installing Skype Since Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), [...]
We were installing sun java on a ubuntu 10.10, either from Lucid Partner repository or use a PPA. That’s not required now, because Sun Java (6.21) has finally been uploaded to the Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat official Partner repository.
To install the latest Firefox 3.5 (final) or Firefox 3.6 in Ubuntu, open a terminal and type: sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list” sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list” Then add the Launchpad PPA GPG key: sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 247510BE And finally, install Firefox [...]
Get APT anywhere Have you ever felt that there is no life without APT? Well, if you’d suddenly lost conection to the internet, how would you install new packages? What about dependencies? You’ve just finished installing Ubuntu and configured it to a rad look, with all your favorite applications? For some reason you now have [...]