So i finally got Skype working on my OpenSUSE 11.1 64-bits install on my
laptop (smolts -> 'Show Box' (http://tinyurl.com/87etmo)).

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:
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wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-ubuntu-amd64
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INSTALL THE DEPENDENCIES:
Code:
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sudo zypper install libqt4-32bit libqt4-x11-32bit
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INSTALL ALIEN:
Code:
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sudo zypper install alien
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CONVERT THE .DEB FILE INTO .RPM:
Code:
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alien -r -c skype_ubuntu-2.0.0.72-1_amd64.deb
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INSTALL THE NEW CONVERTED .RPM PACKAGE OF SKYPE:
Code:
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sudo rpm -ivh skype-2.0.0.72-2.x86_64.rpm
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Start Skype: Run it from the menu -> -Applications > Internet > More
Programs > Skype-

Code:
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skype
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Some screenshots of Skype in OpenSUSE 11.1 x86_64 with E17:
'[image:
http://img167.imageshack.us/img167/7...664hn3.th.png]'
(http://img167.imageshack.us/my.php?i...11x8664hn3.png)
Audio in and output devices using ALSA

'[image:
http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/9...4dbmp2.th.png]'
(http://tinyurl.com/7j7kjx)
Skype on the DBUS session bus

'[image:
http://img394.imageshack.us/img394/6...4vilm9.th.png]'
(http://tinyurl.com/9ke5ea)
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 ...


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