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I try to install skype-126.96.36.199-suse.i586.rpm and returns me the following error:
sudo rpm -i skype-188.8.131.52-suse.i586.rpm
warning: skype-184.108.40.206-suse.i586.rpm: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID d66b746e
error: Failed dependencies:
libQtCore.so.4 is needed by skype-220.127.116.11-suse.i586
libQtDBus.so.4 is needed by skype-18.104.22.168-suse.i586
libQtGui.so.4 is needed by skype-22.214.171.124-suse.i586
libQtNetwork.so.4 is needed by skype-126.96.36.199-suse.i586
libsigc-2.0.so.0 is needed by skype-188.8.131.52-suse.i586
I have installed the libqt4-4.2.1-20.x86_64.rpm package but tells me that does not find the libraries, but they are in /usr/lib64. I have tried with "su".
Since skype is a 32-bit application (i586 suffix), you can try to install the 32 bit version of the required libraries. They will not interfere with 64-bit libraries, since they will be installed in /usr/lib and not in /usr/lib64. Only the documentation stuff will be overwritten, but as far as I know it is the same for 32-bit or 64-bit version.
I can't install it on openSUSE 10.3 neither... That sucks !
It is a 32 bit Gnome only version...
Hi el amigo,
No problem, I installed it on my comp running SUSE 10.3. You have to use "rpm -ihv >skype<*.rpm. If you get the dependencies error message, just try and install them by YAST. Of course you should have all repos(community and software)installed too.
I am glad it worked out, but I wish it would have been simpler...
One must have in mind that it is an application of 32-bit and that it is necessary to install the 32-bit dependent libs, and not 64-Bit, if you follow this instructions you won´t have any more problems with this type of applications in 64-Bit.
They are different architectures.
Last edited by dissident_goodchild; 10-07-2007 at 09:25 PM.