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Re: Skype 2.1 with ia32-libs Was: ia32-aptitude vs. aptitude

On Sat, September 26, 2009 10:14, Ernesto Domato wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 18:30, Dave Witbrodt <dawitbro@sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
>> For now, the officially supported solution is 'ia32-libs' again.  The
>> officially-supported multiarch solution is on the way relatively soon,
>> so
>> you'll have to decide whether to keep Goswin's no-longer-official
>> packages
>> until it arrives, or remove Goswin's packages and go back to
>> 'ia32-libs'.
> Well. I went back to ia32-libs and ia32-libs-gtk and I have to
> download the Ubuntu AMD64 version from Skype again so I can install it
> without having to force it to do it by using the i386 version. But, I
> founded that the new Skype version doesn't work with the ia32-libs
> official package from Debian repositories unless you delete some files
> from /usr/lib32 as suggested on the post referenced on bug #546281.
> This is just to let others knows if they have the same problem than me :-)

Why don't you just use the statically compiled version?
Unpack it in a directory and run it from there.


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