Install Skype on Ubuntu


About Skype

Skype is proprietary software that allows you to make calls over the Internet using your computer. Skype uses decentralized peer-to-peer technologies, so your calls do not go through a central server, but through distributed servers and other users. It uses its own proprietary communication protocol to achieve this. In addition, all communications are encrypted from end to end so that others cannot listen in. The Skype software is free to use, but it is not free software; the source code is proprietary and not available for modification.

Install Skype

Skype is not available in any Ubuntu software repository, and therefore cannot be installed with Ubuntu's package management software such as Synaptic or apt-get without adding a repository containing Skype. There are two options - the Skype repository, or the Medibuntu repository.

1. Medibuntu Repository

Change of Qiblah From Jerusalem to Makkah

Question :

Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.

Is there any reasoning mentioned anywhere for changing the qiblah from Jerusalem to Makkah?

Jazakum Allahu khayran.

Answer (Sheikh Ahmad Kutty) :

Harming People When Offering Tawaf

Question :

Insuring Mosques

Question :

Respected scholars, As-salamu `alaykum. Is it lawful in the viewpoint of Islam to insure mosques against calamities such as fire or damage? This kind of insurance is optional. But suppose that a person slipped in the mosque and sued the people responsible for the mosque for compensation. They have to pay him compensation or, instead, the government will sell the mosque and give the price to him as compensation. This means that we are obliged to participate in this kind of insurance. Would you clarify the viewpoint of Islam on this issue? Jazakum Allahu khayran.

Answer (Dr. Salah As-Sawi) :

Wa`alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

Google Adsense Code in Drupal 6

I have another sites,, and it was build using Drupal 6.2. I thought Drupal 6 must be better than the previous versions so I decided to use it. But that's wrong -- perhaps until right now,  we can't find contributed modules in Drupal 6 as much as in Drupal 5. For example adsense modules. Until today in Drupal site, adsense modules only available for drupal 4 and 5.

So, I decided to use a block and put manually my adsense code there.

Administrator >> Site building >> Blocks >> Add Block

Then activate the block. But it not working. The adsense code show as a text in a block.

How To Perform Witr Prayer ?

Question :

Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.

What is the right way of performing Witr Prayer? I've seen people pray Witr in different ways.

Jazakum Allahu khayran.

Answer (Sheikh Ahmad Kutty) :

Wa `alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.

Living in a Non-Muslim Country

Question :

Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.

In some fiqh books, it is written that Muslims should not live in a non-Muslim country, "because people there are infidels."

How do you see these sayings? You know Muslims in Western countries are
free to practice their religion more than in their own Muslim countries.

Jazakum Allahu khayran

Answer (Sheikh Muhammad Iqbal Nadvi) :