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Old 02-22-2008, 05:06 PM   #1
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Smile skype or similar package for Deb 4.0

Hi Folks - I looked a while on the site to see if I could find a skype type package. A friend has skype on windows, so I'm trying to set up in Debian 4.0

Anyone know of a package?

Old 02-22-2008, 05:15 PM   #2
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You need to use skypes own repo, I think.
# Skype
deb stable non-free
Or just download it directly from their site and install it with dpkg -i skype-debian_1.4.0.118-1_i386.deb.

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Old 02-23-2008, 02:50 AM   #3
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Smile Found a solution - ekiga

Thanks - I think I have found a Debian package. which does voip and vid conf, messaging etc. Called Ekiga, looks good

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Mind you, Skype is propriety, which violates the Debian Social Contract so it's unlikely there'll ever be an official Debian package for Skype....


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