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Old 02-25-2008, 04:00 AM   #1
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skype


I have just loaded ubuntu 7.10 and have tried to download skype
but everytime the download ends and I try to open it it says
architecture fault .1386 deb.
I have used ubuntu before and have never encountered this problem
before,any help would be usfull.
gibney.
 
Old 02-25-2008, 04:23 AM   #2
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It would be easier if you add the required repository then you can use your package manager to install Skype (and other media software). Open a terminal and do the following:

To add the required repository either type or copy and paste the command below:
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sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/gutsy.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
Before using this repository you need to import the gpg-key and update the package list:
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wget -q http://packages.medibuntu.org/medibuntu-key.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add - && sudo apt-get update
 
Old 02-25-2008, 04:29 AM   #3
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Sounds like you have installed the 64bit version of Gutsy.
If so you'll probably need to force the architecture.

See Skype on 64bit
 
  


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