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How to Install Skype 2.0 in Ubuntu 64-bit or 32-bit

Want to take advantage of the most recent features of Skype in Ubuntu or other Debian-based Linux? It’s easy, but there may be some back-versioning of libraries needed for Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10. Let’s walk through the steps involved in downloading, installing, and using Skype for voice and IM.

How to Copy a Cassette Tape to a PC

Do you have a collection of old cassette albums that you’d like to listen to in iTunes or on your MP3 or CD player? This article shows how, with screen shots and links, to copy cassette music into tracks on the PC and export the tracks to MP3. It’s a bit time consuming, but it’s not too difficult.

How to Install XP Mode in Windows 7

Businesses considering moving up to Windows 7 might worry that the custom and specialized, vertical applications they use that are not compatible with Vista would have to be abandoned and replaced. Maybe not. They may still run in Windows 7 in XP Mode.

Can My Computer Run Windows 7 XP Mode? (How to Find Out)

“XP Mode” will allow users of the Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate versions of Windows 7 to run mission-critical applications in a licensed copy of Windows XP on the desktop. There’s only one catch: the computer – both in the CPU and in the BIOS – must provide support for virtualization.

What is a ContainerX File?

Sometimes an error can occur when copying graphics files from one location to another on a Windows PC that produces files with a “containerX” file extension. What should one do to make the files viewable again?