Re: skype too slow..
On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 14:59 +0200, Frank Lanitz wrote:
> Am Freitag 21 April 2006 14:58 schrieben Sie:
> > On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 11:51 +0200, Frank Lanitz wrote:
> > > Zitat von Pol Hallen <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > > i downloaded i deb package from skype web site and bzip2 package too.
> > >
> > > I have no idea how to install skype, but why both of them?
> > >
> > > > But when i start a skype it's too slow..
> > >
> > > What do you mean, Skype is too slow?
> > >
> > > Frank
> > Also, what are the groups your user belongs to?
> I have no idea, what you are meaning. Sorry
> Can you please explain it to me?
I have installed skype on my Debian Sarge.
It was slower than my Mandrake installation. Besides the connections
could not be established and application crashed when I tried to
I finally noticed that my user could not belong to the proper groups.
There is a command 'groups', that shows the groups your user belongs.
Debian does not at automatically created users to the proper groups as
other distributions do. You have to add them by your self. Although
there is a nice GUI for that in Applications/Systems Tools/User and
Groups, you must know what groups to add your user in. Some are obvious.
Some others not.
The groups my user belongs to are:
myself lp dialout cdrom floppy audio video plugdev users
Try this, at a glance it is necessary, but may not be sufficient. :)
And please, don't send messages direct to me.
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