How to install Skype in Debian amd64
$ dpkg --print-foreign-architectures i386
# dpkg --add-architecture i386 # apt-get update
# apt-get install libqtgui4:i386 \ libqtwebkit4 …
The Rxvt terminal is a really good terminal emulator, actually it has been my default terminal since at least 4 years ago. I started using it after getting tired of gnome-terminal (it's too fat and heavy for me).
To install it you just must do the follow:
aptitude install rxvt-unicode …