Re: can't install skype 4.1 in debian testing ; lost the working 4.0
On Mon, 19 Nov 2012 03:06:46 -0600
"Mark Allums" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 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: warning: overriding problem because --force enabled:
> > package architecture (i386) does not match system (amd64)
> > (Reading database ... 228508 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Preparing to replace skype 22.214.171.124-1 (using skype-install.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement skype ...
> > dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of skype:
> > skype depends on libasound2 (>= 1.0.16).
> > skype depends on libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6~).
> > skype depends on libc6 (>= 2.7).
> > skype depends on libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1).
> > skype depends on libqt4-dbus (>= 4:4.5.3).
> > skype depends on libqt4-network (>= 4:4.8.0).
> > skype depends on libqt4-xml (>= 4:4.5.3).
> > skype depends on libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.7.0~beta1).
> > skype depends on libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.8.0).
> > skype depends on libqtwebkit4 (>= 2.1.0~2011week13).
> > skype depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.6).
> > skype depends on libx11-6.
> > skype depends on libxext6.
> > skype depends on libxss1.
> > skype depends on libxv1.
> > skype depends on libssl1.0.0.
> > dpkg: error processing skype (--install):
> > dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> > Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > skype
> > ````````````````````
> > 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.
I already have the required 32 bit libraries ( apt-get install lib32asound2 ia32-libs ia32-libs-gtk)
and never faced any issue with 4.0
> Are you running Squeeze, Wheezy, or sid?
Wheezy 64 bit
> 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.
Yes, tried that too, but the same dependency problem.
Do you know any fix ?