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    Default Static Skype asking for

    Hi everyone,
    I have downloaded static skype and when i tryed to run it i get following message:
    skype: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
    As far as i know statically linked skype shouldn't ask for anything wright?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2009

    Default AW: Static Skype asking for

    Why dont you want to use the Skype RPM? I do that because that works perfectly.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2010

    Default Re: Static Skype asking for

    I think you will need libXV 32 bit (if you are on a 64 bit opensuse), you
    probably need to install this (search with yast).

    openSUSE 11.2 64 bit | Intel Core2 Quad Q8300@2.50GHz | Gnome 2.28 | GeForce
    9600 GT | 4GB Ram
    openSUSE 11.3 64 bit | Intel Core2 Duo T9300@2.50GHz | Gnome 2.30 | Quadro
    FX 3600M | 4GB Ram

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    Default Re: Static Skype asking for

    Yes Martin you are right. I just came back to post an update and you bit me to it. I just realized that i was on 64 bit SUSE and all it took is installing xorg-x11-libXv-32bit wich provides 32bit of libxv needed by (32bit!!) skype.

    I am in a position were i have to use some proprietary software but i will never going to use them if they are not provided in static versions.

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