At zaterdag 14 januari 2012 23:43:51 wrote Dr. Ralf Czekalla:
> Am 14.01.2012 23:28, schrieb Richard Bos:
> > At zaterdag 14 januari 2012 22:16:36 wrote Dr. Ralf Czekalla:
> >> Am 14.01.2012 09:30, schrieb Richard Bos:
> >>> At vrijdag 13 januari 2012 13:49:56 wrote Anton Aylward:
> >>>> I don't subscribe to IRC but people off-list and newbies have
> >>>> disparaged openSuse by calling it being like "DLL Hell",
> >>> some time ago I checked for a skype update on MS Windows. There was
> >>> one, so I took the plunge and updated. After the update, skype did
> >>> not start at all. Don't know why, as it doesn't tell me. I probably
> >>> need to upgrade from to a newer Windows version. This would not
> >>> happen with a good package manager like zypper, as that knows in
> >>> advance, if everything is present on the system, to let the new /
> >>> upgraded application work. Oh and btw, the old skype version is no
> >>> longer around.... No skype anymore.
> >> Simply use the version from
> >> repositories/home:/Lord_LT/openSUSE_11.4
> >> I operate it for quite some time and it's working well...
> > Interesting. Does it support webcam (video too)?
> > BTW: I meant with no skype anymore, skype on Windows because of (very)
> > bad package / software version management.
> Yes, indeed. I operate it here with all kind of webcams: From my very
> old Philips up the most recent Notebook internal once.
What is different with skype version compared to the one offered by Skype, what
changes / adaptations do you make?
> If you need some packages it's always worth looking through the home
> directories. Unfortunately with the opensuse repository search this
> option is usually deactivated by default.
I know my way around in the openSUSE repositories and the repository search
including the home directories (as I've an own home repository). However, I
didn't expect skype to be available via the repositories.
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse-kde+unsubscribe(a)opensuse.org
To contact the owner, e-mail: opensuse-kde+owner(a)opensuse.org