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being interested in installing skype, I was irritated to see that the skype site does not offer an RPM for mandriva despite alot of reference to it online. I found ...
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- 01-17-2010 #1
- Join Date
- Feb 2005
skype still available for mandriva?
does not offer an RPM for mandriva despite alot of reference to it online.
I found a mandriva rpm for it in several places elsewhere and they all had a bad key.
I installed one and it worked once, never again- and now my audio is screwed.
I am not able to record in soundrecorder or audacity anymore
and messing with the mixers and driver settings has had zero- to negative effect.
no options that I can give skype results in an improvement.
I do not know where to go from here, as uninstalling also had no effect
on bringing back my audio.
I can hear that my mic is working, but software is not picking up up for anything.
any input is appriciated
Im running 2009.1
on an IBM thinkpad
- 01-17-2010 #2
- Join Date
- Nov 2009
You should uninstall it completely and grasp the static release from skype.com
Unpack it somewhere and link the install dir to /usr/share/skype
This works great for me.
This worked great for me in 2009.1.
I'm using the Mandriva shipped version in 2010.0 and no complaint at all.