Have spent another few hours this week trying and failing to get Skype working properly on linux. Still no luck. It refuses to pick up my microphone, even though it's obviously working as I can make sounds come out of the speakers... Mind you, various kde sound recording apps don't pick it up either, no matter how much fiddling I do with the mixer settings...
I'm determined to get it working eventually though, because then I won't have to use windows for anything. But for now I think I've exhausted all possible solutions, bah
Facebook's latest irritating feature seems to be a little buggy, hehe.
A box on someone's profile if their birthday is coming up, encouraging you to give them a gift. That's virtual gifts which cost a dollar each... so of course this has nothing to do with Facebook trying to make some money, hah. (side note - do people seriously waste money on those?!)
Anyway, I read their blog post about it and wandered off to find some examples of it. First up, a male profile (names removed for privacy!)
Some confusion there then! Same with another male friend, but female friends' profiles were... continue reading »