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Old 08-26-2015, 07:45 PM   #1
lensilvan
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Skype cannot open on Slackware multilib.


Hi.
I use Slackware 14.1 (not current) x86_64 on a multilib system that I created, using AlienBob's instructions.

Then, I tried to install skype using sbopkg but since skype did not launch, I uninstalled it and reinstalled it again, this time with only using the slackbuild scripts. In both attempts, there were no errors at compiling, whilst I already installed the dependencies. However, this time, skype refused to launch:



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skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXv.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I tried to apply the solution posted here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/45336...en-shared-obje but $ locate /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXv.so.1 returned nothing.

Last edited by lensilvan; 08-28-2015 at 04:44 AM.
 
Old 08-26-2015, 11:38 PM   #2
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Run a plain:
Code:
locate libXv.so.1
i.e. leave out the /usr/lib/... part of what you already did. On a multilib system you should see something like:
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/usr/lib64/libXv.so.1.0.0
/usr/lib64/libXv.so.1
/usr/lib/libXv.so.1.0.0
/usr/lib/libXv.so.1
If you don't have them, ensure you've installed the standard Slackware libXv-1.0.10-x86_64-1 packages as well as the multilib libXv-compat32-1.0.10-x86_64-1compat32 package.

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Old 08-28-2015, 04:44 AM   #3
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I reinstalled multilib and this time, all the required libxv packages were installed. Then, skype was installed and works perfectly. Solved.
 
  


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