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    Default Leap 15 and Skype

    I downloaded skypeforlinux-64.rpm from the Skype web site. Installation halts with the message "internal error." Any ideas for a solution?

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    Default AW: Leap 15 and Skype

    Maybe there are more errors shown, if you install it wirh zypper:
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    zypper in /path/to/the/downloaded/skype.rpm

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    Smile Re: Leap 15 and Skype

    @Downtown:

    Search for “Skype” from the openSUSE download URL: <https://software.opensuse.org/>.

    The Leap 15.0 Skype package is available from the “network:telephony” repository: <https://build.opensuse.org/package/s...elephony/skype>.

    Yes, yes, I know, from the download page <https://software.opensuse.org/package/skype>, Skype is only available as a “experimental” package «possibly due to the “Redmond” influence» but, this means it's OK to use and, according to the Project page, it's been passed by the openSUSE build process …

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    Default Re: Leap 15 and Skype

    Quote Originally Posted by dcurtisfra View Post
    @Downtown:

    Search for “Skype” from the openSUSE download URL: <https://software.opensuse.org/>.

    The Leap 15.0 Skype package is available from the “network:telephony” repository: <https://build.opensuse.org/package/s...elephony/skype>.

    Yes, yes, I know, from the download page <https://software.opensuse.org/package/skype>, Skype is only available as a “experimental” package «possibly due to the “Redmond” influence» but, this means it's OK to use and, according to the Project page, it's been passed by the openSUSE build process …
    Remember, the openSUSE software search site brands everything backed by solid community development as "Experimental" while higher risk personal projects are categorized merely as "Community"


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