[clug] Skype on Ubuntu

Ambrose Andrews ambrose.andrews at anu.edu.au
Wed Sep 28 03:31:33 GMT 2005


seems to work on hoary with ubuntu's QT.

Is this the .deb he's using?


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-bounces+ambrose=vrvl.net at lists.samba.org [mailto:linux-
> bounces+ambrose=vrvl.net at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Tony and Robyn
> Lewis
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 September 2005 1:19 PM
> To: CLUG mailing list
> Subject: [clug] Skype on Ubuntu
> A friend is trying to install the Skype Debian package on Ubuntu.
> Apparently it has a dependency on a Debian package, libqtc-something.
> In Ubuntu this is called libqt-something.  He can ignore the
> dependencies and get it installed, but future upgrades are broken
> because Ubuntu still says there is a conflict.
> What's the best way to fix this?
> 1. install the Debian libqt package instead?
> 2. hack the dependency list inside the Skype .deb?
> 3. something in /etc/apt/preferences?
> Tony
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