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Old 10-15-2010, 06:09 PM   #1
Bedour86
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Skype and installing libraries/packages


I've got an Aspire one Linpus Linux Lite and I have a problem installing Skype.

When I tried to run Skype after downloading I got the following:

skype: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version 'GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found (Required by Skype)


In the terminal window I typed the following:
rpm -q glibc

And got

glibc-2.9-2


How do I install the required packages/libraries? Thank you.

Last edited by Bedour86; 10-15-2010 at 06:11 PM.
 
Old 10-15-2010, 07:30 PM   #2
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Hello Bedour86 and welcome to LQ,

Due to other postings of newbies using linpus, I'd recommend to install a full featured (and modern, up to date) linux-distribution. In particular if you intend to learn a bit of Linux, it will be easier to do so with another distribution.
Maybe mint is a good choice for your computer: http://linuxmint.com/

Here a link, refering to your problem, but 2 years old: http://www.linux.com/archive/forums/topic/2559

Markus
 
Old 10-15-2010, 08:02 PM   #3
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try http://www.ubuntu.com/netbook - a very newcomer friendly distro (there's even a "how to install" in a link from that page)

* http://peppermintos.com/ is is lighter (and better suited for netbooks, because of it) than Ubuntu/Mint

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