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Old 01-22-2011, 12:55 PM   #1
glupa4e
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Skype 2.1.81.1 cannot be started on Slackware64 13.1


Hello,
I am trying to install the latest version of skype available in SBo repository (2.1.81.1) 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:
Code:
skype
bash: /usr/bin/skype: No such file or directory
Here is a little bit more info:

Code:
find / -name skype 
/tmp/SBo/package-skype/usr/bin/skype
/tmp/SBo/package-skype/usr/share/skype
/tmp/SBo/skype-2.1.0.81/skype
/var/lib/sbopkg/SBo/13.1/network/skype
/usr/bin/skype
/usr/share/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.

http://alien.slackbook.org/dokuwiki/...kware:multilib

Markus

Last edited by markush; 01-22-2011 at 02:18 PM.
 
Old 01-23-2011, 10:18 AM   #3
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Thank you, Markus! I will try.
 
  


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