Linux - How to install skype on fedora 18, How to install skype on linux
How to install skype on fedora 18When you try to install skype using yum, you might get warnings/error or message as dependencies missing.
For this you must know that skype is a 32 bit application. That means u need some 32 bit libs required for this setup, In this quick tip i will show you how to install skype on Fedora 18 on 64bit.
# cat /etc/issue Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow)
# uname -aLinux localhost.localdomain 3.8.6-203.fc18.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Apr 9 19:33:01 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
This above information is just to check or know our kernal is 64 bit or 32 bit. From the above output it is very clear that I use 64
# yum install alsa-lib.i686 libXv.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686 qtwebkit-2.2.2-2.fc18.i686
Installing Skype using rpm
# rpm -ivh skype-220.127.116.11-fedora.i586.rpmDownload the rpm from skype.com and install it using by using the above command.
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