Anybody know how to run Skype for Linux on FreeBSD
hasse at swedehost.com
Tue Jul 6 17:02:42 PDT 2004
On Wednesday 07 July 2004 01.19, Adam Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 01:16:33AM +0200, Hasse said:
> > Hi everybody.
> > Anybody know how to run Skype for Linux ?
> > On my desktop, I'm running 5.2.1-RELEASE-p9 and I'm trying to get Skype
> > for Linux to run.
> > Description of the program : http://www.skype.com/
> > Download Linux version : http://www.skype.com/download_linux.html
> > I have Linux bin installed, but don't know how run any lin-apps. :-)
> Why don't you install it from the FreeBSD ports instead?
> cd /usr/ports/net/skype
> make install
> > What I've done this far, is to untar the skype_ver-0_90_0_6.tar.bz2
> > in /usr/local/etc, for the simplicity, renamed it to skype and tried to
> > run it with the following command : sh / usr/local/etc/skype/skype and it
> > gives me the following message :
> > /usr/local/etc/skype/skype: 1: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
> > When I try just / usr/local/etc/skype/skype I get :
> > /usr/local/etc/skype/skype: error while loading shared libraries:
> > libqt-mt.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> > Then I try : locate libqt-mt.so.3 , and I get :
> > /usr/X11R6/lib/libqt-mt.so.3
> > /usr/X11R6/lib/libqt-mt.so.3.3
> > /usr/X11R6/lib/libqt-mt.so.3.3.2
> > /usr/local/lib/compat/pkg/libqt-mt.so.3.3.1
> > And I'm trying all this logged in as root.
> > I know this is a long and stupid post, but ........
> > TIA
> > Hasse.
Thx Adam, I'll certainly will do that.
Shame on ME ,
and my faith in the FreeBSD porters.
Offcourse I should have checked the ports first.
Didn't even imagine it was allready ported. Found out about the Lin-version
today. ( yesterday )
Thx again for bringing this to my attension.
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