Daily Archives: 11.11.2013

Installing Skype on Fedora 19/20

This howto is working very well with Fedora 19/20. Just active the "Russian Fedora" Repo and install skype: su -c 'yum install –nogpgcheck http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/free/fedora/russianfedora-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/nonfree/fedora/russianfedora-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm' yum –enablerepo=russianfedora-free,russianfedora-nonfree install skype

Using Debian behind a Proxy

If you are using Debian behind a proxy (e.g. Squid), you just have to declare the following environment variables to use it: export HTTP_PROXY=[IP]:[PORT] export HTTPS_PROXY=[IP]:[PORT] export FTP_PROXY=[IP]:[PORT] An example for [IP]:[PORT] could be In order to stay persistent, you could add the above commands to ~/.profile or /etc/bash.bashrc for example.