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Old 07-19-2008, 07:51 AM   #1
Asad2723
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Question How to install Skype on RedHat Enteprise Linux ???


I am new here. So... Hello everyone!

I want to download and install Skype. I have RHEL. Please.. tell me, how can I install Skype?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 07-19-2008, 08:04 AM   #2
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Go to http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/down.../linux/choose/
Choose CentOS and download and install using rpm
 
Old 07-20-2008, 02:23 AM   #3
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Go to http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/down.../linux/choose/
Choose CentOS and download and install using rpm
But.. it gives me the following error... when I run the .rpm file..

Quote:
Missing Dependency: qt4 >= 4.2 is needed by package skype
Missing Dependency: libQtCore.so.4 is needed by package skype
Missing Dependency: libQtNetwork.so.4 is needed by package skype
Missing Dependency: libQtDBus.so.4 is needed by package skype
Missing Dependency: libQtGui.so.4 is needed by package skype
Please... help me..

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 07-25-2008, 11:24 AM   #4
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For dependency problems the only quick solution would be to download
the skype for linux statically linked binary.

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-static

You must untar this using tar jxvf <filename>

follow the instructions inside the file (README's if any)
mostly the binary (skype) inside the directory must be working directly.
 
Old 07-25-2008, 11:33 AM   #5
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RHEL also has yum available, so using yum you can install/update the qt4 dependencies. Run 'yum update qt4' to do this (it seems that you already have an older qt version installed). Latest Qt version is 4.3.5.

Otherwise use that static Skype package, as already suggested.
 
Old 07-25-2008, 01:19 PM   #6
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I remember just getting the Skype static binary and it worked straight off the bat, and I use CentOS 5.1/5.2. Now too bad my mic doesn't work ...
 
Old 07-25-2008, 01:59 PM   #7
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Go to the following page and download skype for whatever distibution you are using:

http://www.skype.com/download/skype/linux/choose/

Then install the downloaded rpm using the following command

rpm -ivh ********.rpm

If you get dependency errors use yum install to satisfy them.

Once it is installed logout.. If you try to run skype from root it may give problems..

So in the terminal type $skype

You should be able to skype now..
 
Old 08-06-2008, 05:36 AM   #8
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installing skype in redhat version 2.6.9-42.ELsmp

hi frnds ,
need help ....
followingis the error when im ruuning skype .......
./skype: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `CXXABI_1.3.1' not found (required by ./skype)
./skype: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.4' not found (required by ./skype)

i have installed the skype binary in /usr/bin
and sound/ , lang/ and avatar/ in /usr/share/skype dirtory ...

with regards ..
jay ..
 
Old 05-05-2012, 01:52 PM   #9
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hopeless

it's hopeless, skype rpm package in 2012 is bult for 32bit... it is installable on CentOS 6.2 64bit, but won't run because skype looks for 32bit libraries. tried to install the 32bit libs manually, but some of them aren't installable, due to, at least this:

Error: Protected multilib versions: libxml2-2.7.6-4.el6_2.4.i686 != libxml2-2.7.6-5.el6.rfx.x86_64

what a pain Microsoft, you had to do this to skype!

Last edited by dstoian; 05-05-2012 at 01:56 PM.
 
  


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