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Install Skype 4.3 on Fedora 25/24, CentOS/RHEL/SL 7.3/6.9 - Comment Page: 23

This is guide, howto install Skype 4.3 on Fedora 25/24/23/22/21/20 on CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL)/Scientific Linux (SL) 7.3/6.9. This is actually easy process, but I won’t use Skype own RPM package, which works only with Fedora 16+. Skype package also doesn’t care about any needed dependencies on 64-bit (x86_64) systems nor 32-bit (i686) systems. This guide uses Skype dynamic package and...
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Igor

Good afternoon!

Could you, please, also describe an algorithm on skype uninstallation?

Kind regards.

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flurbius

The problem with that is that it is alpha.
Missing features include adding contacts and calling mobiles and landlines (ie its just like a buggy im app)

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JH

Hello JR,

I am on Fedora 24 and I have the same problem and same output than Ray. I don’t see answer after 5th june. Thank you.

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JR

Hello JH,

Do you mean that you have older skype version installed too? And when you click Skype icon it opens 4.0.0.8 version?

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Rusty Tyson

Howdy: I am running Fedora 24 on a 64-bit Dell Optiplex 760. I’ll need to download and install some drivers for a video cam that I have not tried to use before on this computer. Please, could you advise me where to learn how to get the right driver(s) and install them so that when I install Skype, I’ll be able to run it? – Thanks & All th’ e-Best – Rusty

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Sevarkodiyon

I tried with many installation instructions of Skype in Fedora-23. This is one of the easy and smooth sailing on installation of Skype in F-23. Thank you very much.

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jo

Thank you for the instructions! I got the following error after starting skype after installing it on Fedora 25:
$ skype

(skype:8811): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”,

(skype:8811): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: “adwaita”,
Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “pk-gtk-module”
Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module”

Wondering if these are required for normal skype work.

The reason I was looking into this installation was that my skype has lost sound and I was wondering if the previous F25 update removed/modified some skype related stuff. The skype was installed back at the Fedora 16 level and it could be some “inheritance” that caused its failure.

# uname -a
Linux 4.8.12-300.fc25.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Dec 2 17:52:11 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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gaal

There’no sound without pulse and alsa libraries, if you install KDE spin. Don’t forget to install i686 versions, Qt and etc libraries.

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