Re: can't install skype 4.1 in debian testing ; lost the working 4.0
2012/11/19 Mark Allums <email@example.com>:
>> Is there anyone having luck with skype 4.1 in debian ?
>> I have tried to install it and get the following dependency issue and
>> also lost my working skype 4.0
>> dpkg: error processing skype (--install):
>> dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
>> Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>> Any link to download the 4.0 version ?
> If you are running 64-bit, you will need to install some 32-bit libraries.
> The issue many people are having with Skype on Debian is the multiarch
> transition. I think Skype/Microsoft has made changes with 4.1 that address
> some multiarch issues while creating others. If this is the case , 4.0 may
> not want to install properly, either.
> Are you running Squeeze, Wheezy, or sid?
> Try this:
> #dpkg --add-architectecture i386
> #apt-get update
> Then try installing 4.1 package again. As I said, you may need to add some
> 32-bit libraries.
last time I tried, I need to have libqt4-gui & ia32-libs-gtk