[PC-BSD Testing] RC3 Skype and Linux-thunderbid
ian-mcnulty at o2.co.uk
Tue Dec 20 03:28:00 PST 2011
Fresh install of RC3 going very well except for a couple of issues. I
have kde and gnome installed and these errors are from a kde desktop.
Installed skype from app cafe pbi. when run from menu, it asks for root
privilege. After giving root password, the following error message
appears "Cannot execute command '/usr/pbi/skype-i386/.sbin/skype'."
When run from terminal as normal user, I get the following:
[ian at PCBSDDESKTOP] ~> skype
ERROR: ld.so: object '/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l2convert.so' from LD_PRELOAD
cannot be preloaded: ignored.
/usr/pbi/skype-i386/share/skype/skype: error while loading shared
libraries: /usr/pbi/skype-i386/lib/libSM.so.6: ELF file OS ABI invalid
[ian at PCBSDDESKTOP] ~>
I also tried to install the port (not in a jail) with no luck - it
Second problem is with linux-thunderbird port (perhaps a freebsd issue).
Everything installs from the port, including menu item, but will not run
from menu. I should add that the PCBSD PBI version of thunderbird runs
perfectly, but the lightning extension for BSD is incompatible with the
When run from terminal, I get the following:
[ian at PCBSDDESKTOP] ~> linux-thunderbird
(process:1159): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
Using the fallback 'C' locale.
(thunderbird-bin:1159): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in
The linux-thunderbird issue is no big deal, but there must be plenty of
us using skype.
Thanks and seasons greetings to all
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