Skype

Asked by Frikker on 2009-02-15

Hi
I've tried to install Skype. After download I get an error message 'wrong architechture i386'. I' using Ubuntu 8.10

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2009-02-15
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2009-02-16

To install Skype on a Ubuntu 64bit please take a look at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/skype_amd64

Or better try this: http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-ubuntu-amd64

If this solves you problem, please mark as Solved. If not, please clarify your question.

Then read also https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/yelp/+question/17036

Hope this helps

Fabián Rodríguez (magicfab) said : #2

If you have an LPIA-based system (Atom processor), you only need to install the skype package by adding the --force-architecture option i.e.:

sudo dokg -i packagename.deb --force-architecture

Fabián Rodríguez (magicfab) said : #3

Fabián Rodríguez suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #357: “How do I install Skype on a LPIA (Atom) based system ?”.

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