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Nov 17 2008

How to install the 64-bit Adobe Flash Player 10 for Linux in Ubuntu Linux?

Update 2 May 2010: There is a repository for Flash 64bit at https://launchpad.net/~sevenmachines/+archive/flash Though I have not tried this, I suggest to give it a try. I tried this and it works like a charm. Uninstall flashplugin-nonfree, add the new PPA repository with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sevenmachines/flash and then install flashplugin64-installer. Update 10 Nov 2010: The …

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Nov 12 2008

Ubuntu 8.10, PulseAudio and Skype Problem

You installed Ubuntu 8.10, then added Skype, you try out Skype and you notice that the microphone does not work. What’s wrong? If you search the lists, you can find some indications, however no proper explanation of what’s the source of the problem. Without having the Skype Linux developers explain, it’s difficult to know what …

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Nov 12 2008

Updated to Ubuntu 8.10

I just updated my system to Ubuntu 8.10. Since I had a separate partition for /home, I opted to actually reinstall while retaining the files in /home. The rest of the post is a laundry list of tips. I could not find a blank CD or CDRW, so I opted to write the installation 8.10 …

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Oct 07 2008

Προβληματικές συμπεριφορές γύρω από το hellug

(σχετική δημοσίευση) Δε λαμβάνω τακτικά φαν μέηλ, ωστόσο όταν λαμβάνω, τα διαβάζω με προσοχή. (Κάντε κλικ στο σύνδεσμο παρακάτω για περισσότερα) Ενημέρωση 18 Οκτ 2008: Θα ήθελα εδώ να κάνω μια περίληψη όσων έχουν ειπωθεί. Η αντίδρασή μου είναι στο ύφος ατόμων που είναι γύρω από το Hellug, όταν συζητούν σε λίστες όπως public@hellug.gr. Μπορείτε …

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Oct 03 2008

Οδηγός πολυτονικού – Write Greek Polytonic

Update 10th May 2009: If you have Ubuntu 9.04 (or Fedora 11), Greek and Greek Polytonic works out of the box with the default Greek layout. For more, see https://blog.simos.info/archives/888 The rest of this blog post remains only for historical purposes and does not apply any more. Update 17th Nov 2008: If you have Ubuntu …

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Oct 03 2008

The Keyboard Layout Editor

Update Dec 2010: Get the latest version of the Keyboard Layout Editor from https://github.com/simos/keyboardlayouteditor (this entry is a repost, the original was lost in a database mishap.) As part of the 2008 GSoC program, I worked on a Keyboard Layout Editor for the X.Org Foundation. The Keyboard Layout Editor (KLE) is an application that allows …

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