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Old 01-22-2011, 12:55 PM   #1
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Skype cannot be started on Slackware64 13.1

I am trying to install the latest version of skype available in SBo repository ( and although it is marked as not tested and supported , it was built successfully and installed.
When i try to start it via console, there is an error:
bash: /usr/bin/skype: No such file or directory
Here is a little bit more info:

find / -name skype 
It seems that it is there but it won't start.

Do you have any idea what is wrong?

Thank you!
Old 01-22-2011, 02:16 PM   #2
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Hi glupa4e,

you'll have to install multilib at first since skype comes only as a 32bit binary.


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Old 01-23-2011, 10:18 AM   #3
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Thank you, Markus! I will try.


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