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Re: udev



On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 16:31 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Rick Stevens wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-08-09 at 22:30 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> >   
> >> Rick Stevens wrote:
> >>
> >>     
> >>> Note that I have the 1.4.0.99-fc5.i586 version of Skype installed (yes,
> >>> an i586 package on 64-bit machines running 64-bit Fedora).
> >>>       
> >> Why on earth does skype update their rpm for an obsolete version of Fedora,
> >> and then give this as the version for Fedora-7 ?
> >>     
> >
> > It's not in an F7 repository.  Go to their site, right click on the
> > link to the RPM and choose "Save link as..." and download it.  Go to
> > the directory where you downloaded it and do:
> >
> > 	$ sudo - rpm -ivh skype-1.4.0.99.fc5.i586.rpm
> >
> > Note that there are some dependencies that it may need that you don't
> > have (the curse of not having it in a repo).  If so, then "yum -y
> > install whatever-it-needs" (Qt and a couple of others come to mind),
> > then repeat the "rpm -ivh" bit.
> >
> >
> >   
>     Hi Rick well I did get the fc5 version from the Skype webpage and 
> since I had the earlier one running all the fc5 dependants were all 
> ready loaded so I just did the load rpm and it did and I turned it on 
> and it works fine. I think it will do fine so I am happy with a new 
> kernel, new udev and skype :-)

Glad to hear it!  See, it's not that hard to do, eh?  ;-)  Just takes a
little bit of perseverance.  You learned some stuff, how to get around
some obstacles and now you can say, "I did it myself!"

Welcome to nerdvana!

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