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Debian - Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 AMD64 - Installing Skype

September 2015


[Debian] Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 AMD64 - Installing Skype




Downloading Skype


mkdir /home/lami20j/src 
cd /home/lami20j/src 
wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-deb 


Installation




su 
apt-get install ia32-libs libasound2-plugins 
dpkg -i --force-architecture skype_debian-1.3.0.53-1_i386.deb 
exit

Configuring Skype


As user:


mkdir /home/lami20j/.lib32 
dpkg-deb -x libqt3-mt_3.3.7-4_i386.deb /home/lami20j/.lib32/ 
cp -vR /home/lami20j/.lib32/usr/lib/* /home/lami20j/.lib32/ 
echo 'export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/home/lami20j/.lib32"' >> /home/lami20j/.bashrc 
source /home/lami20j/.bashrc

Note that

  • Thanks to lami20j for this tip.
  • Replace lami20j with your username.
  • Repeat procedure if you want to change the directory /home/lami20j/src, you can select the directory name that you prefer.
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