now i using a stable version, but i can't install skype-debian_18.104.22.168-1_i386.deb.
dpkg -i skype-debian_22.214.171.124-1_i386.deb
Selecting previously deselected package skype. (Reading database ... 101282 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking skype (from skype-debian_126.96.36.199-1_i386.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of skype: skype depends on libqt4-network (>= 4:4.8.0); however: Version of libqt4-network on system is 4:4.6.3-4+squeeze1. skype depends on libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.7.0~beta1); however: Version of libqtcore4 on system is 4:4.6.3-4+squeeze1. skype depends on libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.8.0); however: Version of libqtgui4 on system is 4:4.6.3-4+squeeze1. skype depends on libqtwebkit4 (>= 2.1.0~2011week13); however: Package libqtwebkit4 is not installed. skype depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.6); however: Version of libstdc++6 on system is 4.4.5-8. skype depends on libssl1.0.0; however: Package libssl1.0.0 is not installed. dpkg: error processing skype (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ... Errors were encountered while processing: skype
and i found that testing version of crunchbang can install skype. how do i manually upgrade to testing version using command? after upgrade, the system will stable and not always hang? after upgrade, my documents and files also migrate to new system?
Last edited by dogs1985 (2013-01-05 03:20:50)
The recommended upgrade path is a clean install of Waldorf; this thread will walk you through the process of creating a new user, installing Waldorf, then copying your files from /home/olduser to /home/newuser; a simpler method is to backup to external media and install with a fresh /home partition.
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#! foolishly lacks release-upgrade capability; fresh reinstall is only supported method. However, that minor detail shouldn't stop you from installing an older version of Skype; have you read this page (first google hit for "debian skype")?
It is not necessary to replace your nice stable system with testing just to install Skype.
Quote: " It is not necessary to replace your nice stable system with testing just to install Skype."
No, but Waldorf is more than stable enough to do the install anyway. There will be no need to reinstall Waldorf when it goes stable.
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@snowpine I roll with #! using smxi.
No problems with effectively apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade. (no re-installs since #! switched to Debian)
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#! foolishly lacks release-upgrade capability; fresh reinstall is only supported method.
Just wondering . . . how exactly is this foolish?