It’s no secret that Adobe does not like Linux…. Back in 2013, they pulled the plug on Adobe Reader support for Linux platform and the open-source community has been quite angry about it as you can see here. But that is a different story, here I am going to talk about a different issue: the … Read more
1. Install needed dependencies: $ sudo yum install alsa-lib.i686 fontconfig.i686 freetype.i686 glib2.i686 libSM.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 libXi.i686 libXrandr.i686 libXrender.i686 libXv.i686 libstdc++.i686 pulseaudio-libs.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686 zlib.i686 qtwebkit.i686 2. Download the Skype rpm via command line as follows: $ wget -c http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-126.96.36.199-fedora.i586.rpm 3. Install Skype via command line: $ sudo yum localinstall skype-188.8.131.52-fedora.i586.rpm 4. Start using it! 🙂
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I used to be a fervent user of Ubuntu ever since I tried 8.04 but back then the desktop manager was based in GNOME. Ever since the switch to Unity, my Ubuntu experience was getting less and less friendly, so since 12.04, I started looking for alternatives. The only alternative that got my attention was … Read more
Well, it was about time. Six years after me applying for my Chinese driver license the first time, it was time to have it renewed. As this is was the first time for me to renew, I was not sure where to start, so I asked one of my Chinese colleagues for help. He pointed … Read more
Back in the days when Shanghai World Trade Centre was still being built. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4qRd9Hsmz0]
A change to China’s visa laws due to come into force this (northern) summer could make the People’s Republic a more attractive destination for ex-pat IT professionals up for the challenge, but the vital details on exactly which skills are needed are still being worked out. More on this article here.
Yep, I have decided some time ago to tie the knot and getting married with my Chinese babe. Although marriage in China is an easy process, however getting all the necessary paperwork can be very time consuming and most of the information I found online at that time were either outdated or simply … wrong. … Read more