Skype

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Sun Apr 22 08:38:22 PDT 2007


michael lang wrote:
> So, I downloaded skype for linux a bit back, and encountered the following
> error:
> 
> ./skype: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.5: cannot open
> shared object file: No such file or directory
> 
> This happens with both the dynamic QT and static QT packages, and I have no
> idea how to install the missing lib. I already tried installing 
> gcc-3.4.6(with
> a program suffix, so it doesn't overwrite version 4.1.2 of gcc), but to no
> avail. Any ideas?
> 

Skype requires 32 bit [ just in case you are building a 64 bit system. ]
They don't give any information about the software requirements other 
than QT.

It looks like skype isn't finding the library path, if you used a 
different path then you'll need to create a symlink to the librarys for 
skype.
[ yes, they are a MS based company, they hard code include paths rather 
than use enviroment variables. ]



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