Skype on Precise x86_64
marius at pov.lt
Fri Nov 9 09:10:09 UTC 2012
On Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 05:42:21PM +0100, Joaquin Nadal Dura wrote:
> >>Yes I tried installing it from Ubuntu Software Center. I think it
> >>worked on 12.04 but it doesn't on a completely new installation of
> >>12.04.01 (not an upgrading).
> >I did a fresh install of 12.04 (not 12.04.1 yet at the time, I think).
> >I don't remember having any trouble with Skype -- I keep a log, and
> >surely would've written something down.
> >What is the error you're getting? And when are you getting it -- when
> >you attempt to install the package, or when you attempt to launch Skype?
> I think you have quantal not precise 12.04.1.
That is correct. However when I first installed Skype on this machine
I was running precise (and quantal hadn't been released at the time).
> I get the error "unmet dependencies" during apt-get install skype.
Could you be more specific?
I just realized I've a precise laptop lying around at home, pretending
to be an HMPC/home server.
gksudo software-properties-gtk # yay X forwarding
enable Partner and Extras repositories
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install skype
0 upgraded, 77 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 53,7 MB of archives.
After this operation, 113 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? n
As you can see, I'm not getting any "unmet depencencies" errors.
Here's the /etc/apt/sources.list of that machine, sans comments and deb-src
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main restricted
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates main restricted
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise universe
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates universe
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise multiverse
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates multiverse
deb http://lt.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main
UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.
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