Configure Skype to use the PulseAudio microphone

Skype doesn’t require much presentations as it is the top application to make calls between computers and from computers to regular phones; what many probably do not know is that Skype is available also for Linux and it works well … for the most parts.

If you are using a modern version of any major Linux distribution and you have problems using the microphone, you can use the following steps to configure Skype to use the PulseAudio microphone.

Skype for Linux

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How to improve font rendering on Linux

In the last few years the Linux ecosystem has made a huge progress in term of quality of its desktop interface (or interfaceS since there are many alternatives) and it is almost at par with its commercial competitors. But it doesn’t mean that there aren’t any tweaks that still need to be implemented from time to time.

Today we deal with the installation of Infinality, a patched version of FontConfig that has been created to improve the visual rendering of any text font.

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