Anyone using Skype on FC11 ?

jack craig jackc at linuxlighthouse.com
Fri Aug 28 22:19:44 UTC 2009


ok, one step closer; i used strace and found the leftover ~/.Skype/...

moving that aside, got me a login, but how did you test your audio 
playback/capture as mind is failing on the test call...

thx!

On 08/28/2009 02:51 PM, Ryan Lynch wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 14:15, jack craig<jackc at linuxlighthouse.com>  wrote:
>    
>> i guess i muffed this one?
>>
>> 1. i removed the skype.fc10
>> 2. i extracted the tarball to /usr/share/skype  (note that i moved
>> skype-3.0.0.93/* to /usr/share/skype/..)
>> 3. i coped the skype script to /usr/bin and updated it to be, ...
>>
>> #!/bin/sh
>> # Configure this with paths that suit you.  The default should work if you
>> run ./skype from the current directory.
>> #
>> # Example:
>> # LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/share/skype/Qt4.4:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH ./skype.bin
>> #
>> cd /usr/share/skype; LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/share/skype:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
>> ./skype.bin $*
>>
>> 4. i also copied /usr/share/skype/skype.bin to /usr/bin/.
>>
>> But! after launch, i put in my passwd and it comes back with, 'unable to
>> access skype data files'.
>>
>> does my error jump out at you?
>>      
> Hmm... You're using a different modification than what I meant.
> Here's what I have in my '/usr/bin/skype' script:
>
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/share/skype:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH /usr/bin/skype.bin $*
>
> If I had to guess, I'd say that the LD_LIBRARY_PATH setting is where
> 'skype.bin' looks for its config file (which should be at
> '/usr/share/skype/skype.conf', based on how we both did your
> installations).  So I don't know that changing to my usage will work
> for you--try it, see what happens.
>
> -R
>
>    

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