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how to install gyachi in ubuntu 10.10

gyachi-on-ubuntu-10-10

Gyachi(GyachE Improved) is nothing but a yahoo(messenger) client for Linux based operating system e.g Ubuntu 10.10(Maverick Meerkat).It’s free and open source equivalent of yahoo messenger.It has all the features that you expect,like voice chat,avatars,nicknames,webcams.Gyachi’s GUI is developed using GTK(GNU Tool Kit),so gtk 2.0.6 or better is required.

Installing GyachI on Ubuntu 10.10

Installation of Gyachi on Ubuntu 10.10,can be divided in two parts one installation of dependencies/libraries and second the gyachi data && application.The detail explanation is given below –

step #1 :  Install libgtkhtml 2-0

gtkHTML is a lightweight engine to render,print and edit HTML; Gyachi need this libraries to be installed so first download *.deb packages from here http://packages.debian.org/lenny/i386/libgtkhtml2-0/download  and open with software center to install.

step #2 : Install GyachI

Now,you can download gyachi packages(first two packages is necessary) from this link https://launchpad.net/~loell/+archive/ppa/+build/1806226 and open with software center;click on install button..and wait for the installation to complete.

To access Gyachi go to Applications –> Internet –> GyachE Improved and enter your yahoo account details to begin.

That’s All…I hope you are enjoying Gyachi on Ubuntu 10.10,let me now through comment in case of any problem.

voip softwares for windows 7

free voip software for windows 7

voip softwares for windows 7

VOIP software uses voice over internet protocol and the voice signal is transmitted over the Internet or Packet Switched Network instead of PSTN(Public Switched Telephone Network).Voip software can be developed in many ways – i.e based on proprietary or open protocols.e.g IMS(IP Multimedia Subsystem),RTP(Real Time Protocol),SIP(Session Initiation Protocol)…and so on.Here is the two best and free voip software for internet calls on the windows platform.

VOIP Software  for Windows 7

voip software for windows 7
#1. Skype : It’s available free for instant messaging,voice calls(Audio and video calls),video conferencing(With Some limit),file sharing and other lot of features are available.For other features like calling PC to phone,is not free instead you need to buy skype credit by using Paypal.Some other features include HD video quality,Call Transfer,so on.Skype 4.2 version is available for windows.To install skype on windows 7,First download and then double click;follow the instruction on the screen and enjoy Skype!!

gtalk for windows 7
#2. Google Talk(Gtalk) : It’s a great application that uses XML and XMPP based protocol like jabber and very good for text message(with lot of fun) chat,voice calls,for sharing files with your friends…and so many fun with no cost at all.Download Gtalk and install to enjoy goggle Talk.

skype - ubuntu 10.04

skype for ubuntu 10.04

skype - ubuntu 10.04

On Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx LTS),Empathy IM Client is installed by default but if you are wondering whether the cross-platform voip application, Skype(a free voip software for making Internet call using voice over Internet protocol,audio call,video call and conference,instant messaging..) is available for Ubuntu 10.04 or not,then relax…It’s now available for Ubuntu or other Linux Distro.Skype 2.1 Beta 2 has just released for Ubuntu 10.04.Skype supports many flavors of Linux;In case of Ubuntu,it’s available for 32-bit ubuntu 10.04 as well as for 64-bit Ubuntu 10.04 LTS(Actually it supports only few latest version of ubuntu,after 8.10).

Download Skype for Ubuntu 10.04

Install Skype on Ubuntu 10.04

Conclusion : Skype is a free-ware application not an open source!,if you want open source alternative to skype then install google talk or Empathy Client.

gtalk for windows 7

Google Talk for Ubuntu 10.04

gtalk for ubuntu
What is google talk(in short – gtalk)?

Google Talk is an instant messaging service(The Project is developed on Google Code) which is built on Open Protocols – XMPP,Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol(Old Name – Jabber),an open protocol based on XML; and Jingle(an extension to XMPP for initiating and maintaining peer to peer sessions).gtalk,a google instant messenger(With Extra features like voice calls over Internet using voip) is free and it’s source code is also available so that developers can build a clients that can be connected to the google talk service.

Gtalk for Ubuntu 9.10/10.04

Currently google talk has native support for windows-XP(or Later) and Mac OS X only i.e for Linux or Ubuntu google talk is not developed(Although it is guessed that for Linux gtalk is under development…).On the second thought,ubuntu 10.04 has already a Empathy IM(Instant Messenger) client but if you have used gtalk before on windows XP or 7 then you won’t want to forget gtalk.Although there are many other ways you can use google talk on your ubuntu 10.04.One of the simple ways is to install it through wine.

Update1!  A lot of people have complained that the method explained below that – it doesn’t work anymore (probably due to some dependencies compatibility or other issue) – so you are recommended to choose another alternative – like empathy (it may be installed by default in your Ubuntu distribution, so you just need to set up an account with it) or install skype for text/audio/video chatting. have Fun!

Install google talk(gtalk) on Ubuntu 10.04 – by using wine

#1. To install google talk,first you need to install wine on ubuntu 10.04.Skip this step if already you are using wine on ubuntu.

#2. Download the gtalk windows executable from the google’s website.
Download Google Talk

#3. Install Google Talk on Ubuntu by Right click-> Open with Wine Windows Program Loader.

#4. I hope Your work is done!

Conclusion : Running Windows application program on Ubuntu by using Wine might irritate sometimes..I think Google will release the gtalk for ubuntu(*.deb) soon…

how to install skype in ubuntu 10.04 LTS

How to Install Skype in Ubuntu 10.04

how to install skype in ubuntu 10.04 LTS

This Post – will help you in installing Skype on Ubuntu 10.04.If you are familiar with SHELL then just type a single command to install skype otherwise you can also install it from Synaptic Package Manager or by manually download – then install with Debian Package Installer.

Make Free Video and Audio calls in Ubuntu 10.04 – By Using Skype

Skype is a simple software which enable you to make free calls(Audio,video and conference ) over the Internet by using VoIP protocol.It is available for all platform i.e you can use it from Ubuntu,windows or MacOS.It is very simple to use and graphical interface is also very user friendly with a lot of advanced features.You can also send text message instantly and file transfer is also supported.One more amazing feature is that you can also share your desktop with your friends.At this time skype 2.1 beta version is available for Ubuntu 10.04 so you can install it either by using synaptic package manager or by downloading it from the skype’s website(Link is given below).

Some important features of Skype :
Free Audio calls over internet
Free Video calls over internet
Free Video conference over internet
Low call rates to call for mobile number
Now you can also call to landline numbers with skype credit
Call forwarding and voice mails features are also available

You can also install it after downloading skype from it’s official website.
Download Skype

Installing Skype in Ubuntu 10.04

Install Skype from Synaptic Package Manager

1.Open Package Manager(System-Administration-Synaptic Package Manager).
2.Type skype in the search box ..then mark the box(skype) to install.

install skype to make free audio and video calls in ubuntu

3.Click on Apply to begin the downloading and installation process.
4.Wait for few minutes;When the downloading will finish the installation will begin automatically and will finish within few minutes.
5.You are done!!

Install Skype From Command Line – Terminal

Open terminal in Ubuntu 10.04(LTS) from Applications->Accessories->Terminal OR hit CTRL+ALT+T.Then enter the following command to install.There are many ways to install ..If you have download the Deb File already from it’s website then just open the file then open the *deb file with Gdebi package Installer(Either by Double clicking on it or from command line).Another simple way is to run the following command –

ubuntuuser@ubuntuuser-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install skype
[sudo] password for ubuntuuser :                        //Enter your ubuntu login password
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… ..

Now go to the skype’s official website to register yourself(It’s free).After completing the registration you can use that account details to make calls over the Internet.
Skype Registration