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howto: install skype on fedora linux

i tried installing skype again yesterday. is been a long time since i last used it and installation was a trial and error process so i decided to write down how i did it.

i began by using the skype.repo i had previously written about

next, i did a 

sudo yum -y install skype 

but that wasnt enough. here is where the trial and error process began. and the short version is 

 yum -y install libXv.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686

next, to run it, i discovered it had no menu entry. so i had to call it directly from the command line or in kde ctrl-f2 and typed "skype"