Tag Archives: Skype

Best tools around…

Very much a work in progress containing some of my favorite tools (to be completed bit by bit): Organisation ToDo List: from AbstractSpoon software. Really good organizing todolist. Love the reminder, tree and list view. Desktop Windows XP DeskPins: let … Continue reading

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Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 and GNU/Linux

Here are some tips I have collected while trying to make my Microsoft LifeCam Vx3000 work under the latest Ubuntu. I have a 64 bits system and my aim was to make my camera work with Skype. The hardest part … Continue reading

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Skype, your bandwidth and what being a supernode has to do with it ?

Skype is a very handy VoIP tool that comes in real handy when you’re not close to your family or even for business calls. Skype, unlike many other VoIP systems, does not rely on a set of central servers to … Continue reading

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Skype is eating at your RAM and system resources for nothing !

Today, I was browsing through the different processes on my XP box when I saw I had both a skype.exe and skypePM.exe processes. OK, so I don’t know what the SkypePM process is all about so I Google it and … Continue reading

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