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Skype Crash issue on Ubuntu after upgrade

I have using older version of skype on my ubuntu 10.4, after upgrade skype version 4.3, it seems have a crash issue. So here is the solution , if you have similar problem.

Go to Your user directory Like /home/[Ubuntu user folder]/.Skype/
Usually .Skype directory is hidden.
Rename it like .Skype_temp and run skype again, It will works, and another .Skype directory will be created.

Now if you like to get the old chat history, copy the files from
/home/[Ubuntu user folder]/.Skype_temp/[Skype user account folder]/chatsync

to New .Skype Directory:

/home/[Ubuntu user folder]/.Skype/[Skype user account folder]/chatsync

This should solve the problem.

Cheers!

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Setup virtual host in ubuntu

Setup virtual host in ubuntu is pretty simple.

Hope you have already apache2 installed.

Now go to the location: /etc/apache2/sites-enabled
Open the file named ‘000-default’ as root.

You will find some line for default localhost .

<VirtualHost *:80>
	ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
       DocumentRoot /var/www
	<Directory />
		Options FollowSymLinks
		AllowOverride All
	</Directory>
......

Add the following line

ServerName localhost

Now copy the full section between

<VirtualHost *:80></VirtualHost>

under this part .
Change the code like below.

<VirtualHost *:80>
	ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
	ServerName mydomain.com

	DocumentRoot /var/www/project-folder-name/
	<Directory />
		Options FollowSymLinks
		AllowOverride All
	</Directory>
	<Directory /var/www/project-folder-name/>
		Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
		AllowOverride All
		Order allow,deny
		allow from all
	</Directory>

.......... 
</VirtualHost>

Others will remain same.

Save the file.

Now fine the host file from /etc/hosts
Add the following line

127.0.0.1	mydomain.com

Save the file.

Now restart your apache.
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Enjoy browsing your new virtual host. 🙂

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How to enable curl in ubuntu ?

Enable curl in ubuntu is pretty simple.

sudo apt-get install curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev php5-curl
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
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Enable mod rewrite in Ubuntu Apache server

To enable mod_rewrite in Apache server in Ubuntu is pretty simple.

sudo a2enmod rewrite
sudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default

Edit the file 000-default:

<Directory />
 Options FollowSymLinks
 AllowOverride ALl
 </Directory>
 <Directory /var/www/>
 Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
 AllowOverride All
 Order allow,deny
 allow from all
 </Directory>
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
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Install/Configure phpmyadmin in ubuntu

I have started using ubuntu recently and enjoying. I tried to install phpmyadmin , but their was some problem. Here i shared easy installation here. Hope this will be helpful for ubuntu beginners.

Open terminal:

sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

So now find the apache directory ,usually this exists here:  /etc/apache2/

Add this code to apache2.conf

Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Now browse phpmyadmin from

http://localhost/phpmyadmin

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