Sound in Skype via apulse

I have been using the 4.3 version of Skype for several months already, with PulseAudio and its compat packages installed. However, I experienced problems with some audio programs. XMMS would crash regularly and Clementine would refuse playing. Read the rest of this entry »


Sound in Skype 4.3

Since version 4.3, Skype for Linux requires PulseAudio. It is available from SBo, but since Skype is a 32bit program only, the necessary 32bit compatibility packages should be installed as well. I am running Slackware64 14.1 -multilib system and I have a virtual machine with Slackware 32. Read the rest of this entry »


Skype on pure Slackware64

If the only 32bit program you need is Skype, you probably do not want to “contaminate” your 64bit Slackware with a compat32 layer and replace your stock gcc-* and glibc-* just for it. Well, there’s a solution to this. Read the rest of this entry »