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skype install 64 bit Fedora 19 [closed]

asked 2013-07-23 14:56:19 -0500

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I moved to Fedora 19 64bit, coming from Ubuntu... Have no idea how to get skype installed

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Install PostInstallerF and install easy ;) http://sourceforge.net/projects/postinstaller/

davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2013-07-23 16:12:12 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-07-24 09:28:09 -0500

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Actually, these days, you don't even need to use localinstall.

Download the rpm even though it's for F16 and i586. Then

yum install skype-<version>.rpm

works.

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Yes, localinstall is deprecated.

hmaarrfk gravatar imagehmaarrfk ( 2013-09-16 08:42:06 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-12-07 08:03:02 -0500

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updated 2013-12-07 08:04:42 -0500

Download the Fedora 32bit (yes 32bit) RPM file from skype.com website, then

yum localinstall SkpeRPMfileYouDownloaded.rpm

is enough. I really DO NOT understand why other users suggested such strange solutions like enabling repositories or other... "things"

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answered 2013-07-23 15:28:01 -0500

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updated 2013-07-23 15:29:25 -0500

There are 2 methods:

I:

  1. download skype rpm for fedora from the skype site
  2. su to root
  3. yum localinstall skype*rpm # this will install all deps

II:

  1. add russian fedora nonfree repo
  2. install skype using yum: yum install skype

p.s. unfortunately I can't post direct links since I have few carma (stupid, but true).

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answered 2013-09-19 17:52:16 -0500

Andre Ferreira gravatar image

thanks that is exactly what I was looking for

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answered 2013-09-16 15:42:33 -0500

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updated 2014-01-04 20:31:38 -0500

install russianfedora-nonfree-release.noarch

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Frussianfedora.ru%2Frepository

su -c 'yum install --nogpgcheck http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/free/fedora/russianfedora-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/nonfree/fedora/russianfedora-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm'

after that

yum --enablerepo=russianfedora-free,russianfedora-nonfree install skype

I use it in my Fedora 19.x86_64

package is an i586 (skype-4.2.0.11-1.R.i586 )

Updated on 2014-01-05:

a short time ago rpmfusion introduce lpf, lpc is a way to install non-distributable software, that download and install software in yours machine .

we got lpf-skype-4.2.0.11-11.fc20.i686

beware that software is experimental.

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answered 2013-09-18 08:13:28 -0500

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