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Skype For Linux (Alpha)

Microsoft get Skyped up about Linux

Back in July, Microsoft announced through their community channelĀ that they had been working on a version of Skype for Linux. This isn’t the first time that Linux has had Skype, but it is the first evidence that Microsoft are giving it at least a little bit of attention. The last available download for Linux was back around 2012. Downloading it now on anything but an old 32-bit system will be all but futile. However, this…


ViM Text Editor 101 Guide

The ViM text editor, Vi Improved, has been around for a very, very long time. However, it remains arguably the most popular text editor amongst Unix users young and old due to it’s speed, ability to adapt to almost any purpose, and the fact that it will be found on any Unix/Linux box anywhere. You can’t say that for nano or even emacs. Suffice it to say, learning how to the ViMĀ a text editor effectively…