cannot install packages

Bug #443305 reported by Steve on 2009-10-05

This bug report was converted into a question: question #84932: cannot install skype package.

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Bug Description

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu
Version 8.04 - the hardy heron
Skype version - skype-ubuntu-hardy_2.1.0.47-1_386(5).deb

I cannot install skype from this website - could anyone help please?
It downloaded successfully but will not install sometimes giving the message architecture is wrong.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: lpia
Date: Mon Oct 5 18:16:01 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.7+nobinonly+nb1-0ubuntu0.8.04.1netbook0belmont1 [modified: usr/lib/firefox-addons/searchplugins/yahoo.xml]
PackageArchitecture: lpia
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-22-lpia i686
UnreportableReason: This is not a genuine Ubuntu package

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Steve (stephenneilgordon) wrote :
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Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Invalid
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Steve (stephenneilgordon) wrote : Re: [Bug 443305] Re: cannot install packages

Thanks Brian

I wasn't sure if this was a bug or not. Hopefully I'll get some advice from
the new post

Thanks again

Steve

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 5:51 AM, Brian Murray <email address hidden> wrote:

> Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make
> Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does
> not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to
> a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you
> are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are
> having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if
> you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see
>
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs#When%20not%20to%20file%20a%20bug
> .
>
> ** Changed in: ubuntu
> Status: New => Invalid
>
> ** Converted to question:
> https://answers.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/84932
>
> --
> cannot install packages
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/443305
> You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of the bug.
>
> Status in Ubuntu: Invalid
>
> Bug description:
> http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu
> Version 8.04 - the hardy heron
> Skype version - skype-ubuntu-hardy_2.1.0.47-1_386(5).deb
>
>
> I cannot install skype from this website - could anyone help please?
> It downloaded successfully but will not install sometimes giving the
> message architecture is wrong.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: lpia
> Date: Mon Oct 5 18:16:01 2009
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
> NonfreeKernelModules: wl
> Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.7+nobinonly+nb1-0ubuntu0.8.04.1netbook0belmont1
> [modified: usr/lib/firefox-addons/searchplugins/yahoo.xml]
> PackageArchitecture: lpia
> ProcEnviron:
>
> PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
> LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
> Uname: Linux 2.6.24-22-lpia i686
> UnreportableReason: This is not a genuine Ubuntu package
>

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