Skype 4.0 for Linux has just been released! Thought it wouldn’t happen anymore 🙂
So.. how do you keep your multiple instances of Skype running on Linux?
As Skype 2.1 saved everything to $HOME/.Skype personally I prefer to keep my history so I copied $HOME/.Skype to $HOME/.Skype.profile1 and $HOME/.Skype.profile2
After that you can just start Skype using the following commands:
Login and have fun 🙂 It is as easy as that 🙂
Just a short article — very good reading with really sad but true facts.. at least there is hope – if we work together!
Please digg && help out as best as you can 🙂
Cya @saving the world.. ehm… freedesktop.org 😀
Hey guys (and girls) ^^
I wish everyone peaceful Christmas holidays with their beloved ones 🙂
So.. what happened since my last blog post?
Everything and nothing.. school goes on and on.. nothing interesting about that fact ^^ Qt 4.5 Beta and Qt Creator Beta have been released *yay*, openSUSE 11.1 recently hit gold, Allevo has been split in 2 applications (one for costcalculation and one for double book keeping), KDE4.2 trunk rocks and SabayonLinux will release it’s 4.0 release in just about a few hours *still waiting*
In other news: I’m searching for a storage solution for my data.. I’ve got 2 possible solutions.. one would be a NAS.. but they are horribly slow 😦 .. the harddrives I have choosen are capable of up to 120MB/s read performance… the best NAS for an affordable price just comes up with around 20MB/s …. wasting so much performance and still having to pay ~400€ doesn’t sound like a sane solution for me..
The other solution would be a (not so) small server… I thought about a Intel Atom Single/Dualcore with a RAID Controller… the RAID Controller is the problem.. I just don’t know what to take.. a pure software solution? hybrid? hardware? those are listed ascending according to the price… for a hardware solution (e.g. from 3ware or HighPoint) I’d have to pay ~150€ …. the hybrid solution would be an onboard Intel ICH100R .. it even sometimes outperforms the RAID controller cards… but it’s also dependent on the Operating System… don’t know if I can trust such a solution…also the Intel Atom wouldn’t be a solution anymore then.. would have to take something different.. desktop components which have a much higher power consumption….
I simply don’t know which one to take .. so please help me if you’ve got any experience with those .. maximum price for the whole server solution would be ~500€ (200€ for the two 1TB Harddrives from Seagate)
Cya … hopefully soon again.. atm I’ve got some spare time *yay*
As if I haven’t got enough unfinished projects running I’ve “started” another one… control center for Sabayon linux (see this thread: http://www.sabayonlinux.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=3410&start=50 )
Sabayon’s really cool but it’s really missing a graphical frontend for all the config files. I already started the discussion back in 2007 and yesterday when I was lazy I brought it back up.. well.. now we are 3 people (irc) who are willing to do some work..
I tried porting yast to sabayon but I wasn’t successfull yet because my portage is broken now aber my pc crashed (it’s likely it was too hot -.- ) during a portage update 😦
Also I experienced .. for the first time in my life .. really good support in a tech related company.. DiTech.. a austrian company selling pcs, components, notebooks..
I asked the employee some questions and he was really anxious on answering them 🙂 I’ll now for sure by myself this one: Dimotion StrongBook S5 (Based on Compal JHL 90):
Intel Core2Duo P9500 2,5Ghz, 6MB 2nd Lvl Cache
4GB DDR2 667MHz
NVIDIA 9600M GT GDDR3
and other cool stuff I’ve forgot ^^
So.. it’s late here in austria and I have to stay up early tomorrow.. last day at work for this summer 🙂