So i finally got Skype working on my OpenSUSE 11.1 64-bits install on my laptop (smolts -> Show Box).

Here is a quick run-through how i got it to work.

First get Skype 2.0.0.72 here:
http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-ubuntu-amd64 left-click and save ...or...
Code:
wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-ubuntu-amd64
Install the dependencies:
Code:
sudo zypper install libqt4-32bit libqt4-x11-32bit
Install Alien:
Code:
sudo zypper install alien
Convert the .deb file into .rpm:
Code:
alien -r -c skype_ubuntu-2.0.0.72-1_amd64.deb
Install the new converted .rpm package of Skype:
Code:
sudo rpm -ivh skype-2.0.0.72-2.x86_64.rpm
Start Skype: Run it from the menu -> Applications > Internet > More Programs > Skype
Code:
skype
Some screenshots of Skype in OpenSUSE 11.1 x86_64 with E17:

Audio in and output devices using ALSA


Skype on the DBUS session bus


Webcam with Skype! Working receive and sending of images with the webcam in my system (08ff:2810 AuthenTec, Inc.)


Not working:
Putting the webcam picture window on "Fullscreen" cause Skype to crash on my machine.

On-going investigation on what's not working ...