SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect ...? [Solved]

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SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect ...? [Solved]

Post by gocool » Sat Oct 07, 2017 22:21

We got the beta version of Skype 5.x. Now they have 8.x stable released. When can we expect in our repos?
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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by svantoviit » Sun Oct 15, 2017 19:54

Once it is available in the Portage main tree, I suppose. It's been requested.

If you do not fear messing with Portage, you could try the ebuild from the rion-overlay. Or submit an Entropy package request.

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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by gocool » Fri Nov 10, 2017 18:51

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root # layman -a rion

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root # layman -s rion

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root # echo "source /var/lib/layman/make.conf" >> /etc/portage/make.conf

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root # emerge -av net-im/skypeforlinux-8.10.76.7 
did not come up with any result

python-exec: Invalid impl in /etc/python-exec/python-exec.conf: python3.3
!!! 'net-im/skypeforlinux-8.10.76.7' is not a valid package atom.
!!! Please check ebuild(5) for full details.
what am i doing wrong?

I don't even know what logs to provide, please help.

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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by joost » Fri Nov 10, 2017 19:16

emerge -av net-im/skypeforlinux-8.10.76.7

When you specify a verion you must place the = sign infront of the atom:

emerge -av =net-im/skypeforlinux-8.10.76.7
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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by gocool » Fri Nov 10, 2017 19:35

Ok. All Set. All I did was to put this entry in the /etc/portage/package.unmask/00-sabayon.package.unmask

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net-im/skypeforlinux::rion

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emerge -av net-im/skypeforlinux

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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by svantoviit » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:58

Umasking was not necessary, but omiting the version number helped in your case.

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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by gocool » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:26

joost wrote:emerge -av net-im/skypeforlinux-8.10.76.7

When you specify a verion you must place the = sign infront of the atom:

emerge -av =net-im/skypeforlinux-8.10.76.7

Thank you joost. Much appreciated.

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Re: SkypeForLinux 8.x is ready. When can we expect it here?

Post by gocool » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:27

svantoviit wrote:Umasking was not necessary, but omiting the version number helped in your case.
Thank you svantoviit. Learning one command at a time.

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