After struggling all day long to install Skype 1.4 on Fedora 8 x86_64 (running on AMD 64-bit processor), searching through all kind of forums and so on, I've managed to install Skype. So I've decided to write this howto to save your youth for something worthy
Login is as root in terminal by typing:
and giving your root password.
Download the libsigc++20-2.0.17-1.i386.rpm package:
rpm2cpio *.rpm | cpio -idmv
Create directory /opt/libs32/ if you don't have it yet:
Copy libsigc-2.0.so.0 and libsigc-2.0.so.0.0.0 to /opt/libs32/ directory:
cp ./usr/lib/libsigc-2.0.so.0 /opt/libs32/
cp ./usr/lib/libsigc-2.0.so.0.0.0 /opt/libs32/
Install everything that has anything to do with Qt4:
Download the skype-126.96.36.199-fc5.i586.rpm rpm package from http://www.skype.com/intl/en/downloa.../linux/choose/
and enter command in terminal:
rpm -i --force --nodeps skype-188.8.131.52-fc5.i586.rpm
Now give the path to those libraries:
Now you can run skype by typing:
Special thanks goes to Andy (Linux user ID #437466).