#Uber #China #promo #code (Sept 2, 2016)

Today’s #Uber #China #promo #code is “你好九月” This promotion code would give you two discount coupons (worth 10 RMB each) in Shanghai and is valid between September 2nd and September 4th 2016.

#Uber #China #promo #code (Aug 30, 2016)

Today’s #Uber #China #promo #code is “秋意起” This promotion code would give you 50% off (worth up to 10 RMB) in Shanghai and is valid only for August 30.

How to install Skype on Fedora 21 (when in China)

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- 3. Install Skype via command line: $ sudo yum localinstall skype- 4. Start using it! 🙂

Migrating from Ubuntu to Fedora (the easy way!)

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

Lujiazui back in 2007

Back in the days when Shanghai World Trade Centre was still being built. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4qRd9Hsmz0]

China visa changes could attract job-hunting IT pros

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.