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The perfect instant messaging setup

To stay in touch with all your contacts you often install many different kinds of IM-applications. In a worst case scenario you could end up with one application for each of these services: MSN, Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo, ICQ, IRC, Facebook Chat, Twitter, Skype and maybe a few more, but the truth is probably that you have one multi protocol application and then maybe Skype and Twitter on the side. That was my situation, and I didn’t like it. In addition to the new and maybe more popular services I still use IRC, and IRC is now coming to the rescue…
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Stream audio from any application to your AirportExpress

This guide is for Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope and will show you how to stream audio from any application to your AirportExpress. PulseAudio has built in support for AirTunes/AirportExpress with version 0.9.15. Unfortunately it did not make the Jaunty release, but installing it yourself is a small task. This guide will show you how. (Guide is updated for 9.10 Karmic Koala)

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