Going to keep this one quick, here’s a quick guide for installing Skype on Debian Jessie. This is based on version 188.8.131.52, but should just need a URL switch for newer versions.
tar xvf skype-184.108.40.206.tar.bz2
sudo aptitude install libxv1:i386
sudo aptitude install libxss1:i386
sudo aptitude install libqtdbus4:i386
sudo aptitude install libqtwebkit4:i386
From there, you should be able to log in and chat away. Details on autostart (on login) to follow.
I recently had a Raspberry Pi image that I wanted to deploy to several Pis (is that the right plural?) for production use. During development of this, I worked on a 32GB SD card for some breathing room, but to save costs, we decided to deploy onto 4GB cards.
This left me with a small issue. Although the file system on the SD card was only using 2.5GB of space, any image files from it were still 32GB, far too large to go onto the SD cards. I need to remove the white space from the end of the image to make it fit. So, here’s a quick tutorial on shrinking raw disk images.
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