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jflatt at the invaluable tmo forum published an approach to install the N9 version of Real Golf 2011 on N950. It is a mind-numbingly simple task of just adding the N9 apt source repo to your lists.
$ devel-su Password: rootme # cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d # echo "deb https://qa9recEP:Pat2UGuP@downloads.maemo.nokia.com/harmattan/001 ./" > n9.list
“001″ is the device code that replaces “rm680″ for N950. Real Golf requires some additional hacking (see link above), but that is not what I wanted to talk about. First question on my mind was: can I finally get Skype UI installed on the N950 the same way?
Continuing from before:
# apt-get update # apt-cache search skype l10n-app-skype - Translation File for application skype telepathy-spirit - Skype connection manager for Telepathy account-plugin-skype - Skype plugin for accounts-ui # apt-get install account-plugin-skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed account-plugin-skype 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 14 not upgraded. Need to get 390kB of archives. After this operation, 1,528kB of additional disk space will be used. Get: 1 https://downloads.maemo.nokia.com ./ account-plugin-skype 0.85+0m6 [390kB] Fetched 390kB in 2s (193kB/s) Selecting previously deselected package account-plugin-skype. (Reading database ... 44172 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking account-plugin-skype (from .../account-plugin-skype_0.85+0m6_armel.deb) ... aegis-installing account-plugin-skype (from 'com.nokia.maemo') Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ... Setting up account-plugin-skype (0.85+0m6) ... Updating desktop entries... Done #
My existing mc-tool’d Skype account did not show up after this procedure. So I removed it.
$ mc-tool list $ mc-tool remove account-name-here
Then I launched Skype from the fresh new app launcher icon that appeared, entered my account info again, logged in and everything seems fine so far.
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