Re: can't install skype 4.1 in debian testing ; lost the working 4.0
At Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:35:37 +0000,
Claudius Hubig wrote:
> Don’t use dpkg --force-architecture, but rather enable multi-arch as
> detailed in the various how tos online. To get Skype 4.1 working via
> multi-arch, you will need some packages from unstable, install them.
> If dpkg complains about a missing package foo (such as libqtwebkit4),
> # apt-get install libqtwebkit4:i386
> to install the i386 variant of said package (the amd64 variant won’t
> work with Skype i386).
The problem is that that (installing `libqtwebkit4:i386') probably won't work:
<http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=676162>. The workaround
suggested by John Paul Adrian Glaubitz solves the problem.