Edit: This fix soon becomes obsolete…
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Thanks Texstar for such a quick upgrade! You ROCK!
Please reinstall skype…
This was a message that I was greeted with after the last upgrade. I have decided to find the solution.
Turns out its a prelink that is messing stuff up.
How to fix it?
1. Open dolphin and type in
/etc/ in the address bar.
2. Find file prelink.conf
3. Right click on prelink.conf file
4. Choose Root Menu > Edit As Root
5. Give root’s password when asked for
6. Wait for the kwrite to open
7. Add this line to the file:
so it looks somewhat like this (I have embolden the added line):
# This config file contains a list of directories both with binaries
# and libraries prelink should consider by default.
# If a directory name is prefixed with `-l ‘, the directory hierarchy
# will be walked as long as filesystem boundaries are not crossed.
# If a directory name is prefixed with `-h ‘, symbolic links in a
# directory hierarchy are followed.
# Directories or files with `-b ‘ prefix will be blacklisted.
# `-c ‘ is used to source additional config file snippets.
8. Save the file.
9. Close Kwrite and Dolphin.
Now next thing.
1. Open konsole
2. Su Yourself to root
3. Use this command:
apt-get --yes install skype && /usr/sbin/prelink -avmR
This may take a while to finish depending on You machine power but its well worth it.
After this is done You can reboot Your machine but even without a reboot skype should start without a hiccup ;).
Thanks Texstar for such a wonderfull distro. I hope all the problems will be just as tiny and easy to fix as this one :D!