Skype on Ubuntu 9.X version
kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Jun 4 13:42:51 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-06-04 at 18:57 +0530, Chaman Singh Verma wrote:
> Has anybody tried installing Skype on Ubuntu 9.X on 64 bit machine ?
> It seems that Ubuntu site
> provides software for 7.04-8.04 version and when I tried installing
> *.deb file, it says wrong architecture.
> Can someone give some hints ?
With many 32 bit packages, just telling the package manager to ignore
the architecture dependency will result in a running prog on a 64bit
system. But it may not, and certainly invalidates the software's
For dpkg it's "--force-architecture".
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/ +61-428-957160 (mob)
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