[arch-ports] skype on ppc

Marco Pensallorto n4rc0s at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 05:19:33 EDT 2007

> >
> It's not possible to install it, ppc version is not supported, and
> source are not avaible. (you probably are istalling a binary version).
> Read this, http://forum.skype.com/index.php?showtopic=4153&st=0
> <http://forum.skype.com/index.php?showtopic=4153&st=0>
> It seems that they'll release a specific build for ppc.

mmhhh... you think so? I'm afraid this is simply not going to happen
any time soon. The please-make-ppc-build thread on skype's forum
started on 2004 and there is no sign whatsoever the company is putting
any effort in it :(

As of today, there are no defined plans to make Skype for Linux
available on other architectures.

from https://developer.skype.com/jira/browse/SDS-91

I even tried to install mol (mac on linux) on my iBook G4 and run MAC
OS X version on it, but currently mol has no support for recording:
that is no microphone, so it's useless :(

Seems like we ppc guys must wait till some smart hacker
reverse-engineers the protocol (see



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