Skype on Precise x86_64

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Thu Nov 8 10:47:10 UTC 2012


On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 08:48:33AM +0100, Joaquin Nadal Dura wrote:
> I was trying to install skype on a completely new installation of
> Precise x86_64, but I can't achieve it.
> 
> The package on partner doesn't work because I read that in fact is
> 32 bits.

So what?  Precise has multiarch.  The package from the partner repo
works fine for me.

> I found that the package ia32-libs-multiarch is required but it has
> unmet dependencies.

ia32-libs is no longer required; multiarch packages replace it.

> I found some help here
> <http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1904732&page=2> that
> doesn't work for me.
> 
> Could you help me to install skype on Precise 64 bits, please?

Have you _tried_ installing it from Ubuntu Software Center?  Because
IIRC that's exactly what I did on my x86-64 install, and it worked just
fine.

Marius Gedminas
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