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PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:19 pm    Post subject: Skypeforlinux failed install? Reply with quote

So, I did a clean install of gentoo for myself, installed skypeforlinux wihtout any errors, and this is what I get no matter which version is emerged
https://i.imgur.com/xfG1xHH.png

I looked around the web for a solution, but it seems this is something that is supposed to be fixed by now with latest versions. Also, I didn't have any of these issues on my previous installation, so I have no idea what this is all about. I should notice, that on official forums for skype and just other places there's hardly any solutions to this problem.

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hmmm, I think this has something to do with electron, because I'm having the same problem with Ghetto Skype.
https://i.imgur.com/gioutH3.png

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oh, that's right, electron is based on chromium (or something), and chromium needs madvise fadvise in the kernel config. That's probably why it doesn't work. I'll check and update this post later.

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yeah, nevermind, I just forgot that madvise/fadvise was disabled, so it didn't work because of that. :roll:
lowering the max notification icon size to 20 pixels fixed the tray icon, btw.
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