How to install Skype on Fedora 18 64bit

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You  have to  know  that Skype is  32  bit application.  that  means   that  you need some  32   libs required  for this  setup, In this quick tip i will show you how to install skype on Fedora 18 64bit.

Lets  begin

about  my  Desktop machine :

[pirat9@localhost Downloads]$ uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 3.6.10-4.fc18.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Dec 11 18:01:27 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 Now install the required dependencies:

 yum install alsa-lib.i686 libXv.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686 qtwebkit-2.2.2-2.fc18.i686
Download  the  Skype  rpm  from the  website and  install it  with  rpm  -ivh  Skype-xxx.rpm
[pirat9@localhost Downloads]$ sudo rpm    -ivh  skype-4.1.0.20-fedora.i586.rpm
Preparing...                          ################################# [100%]
Updating / installing...
   1:skype-4.1.0.20-fc16              ################################# [100%]
Now  start  Skype :

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