SKype on Rasbian (buster)

Hi

Why can I not install skype on my raspberry Pi3? Inspite of the page:


?

My configuration so far:
pi@raspberrypi:/usr/lib $ uname -a
Linux raspberrypi 4.19.97-v7+ #1294 SMP Thu Jan 30 13:15:58 GMT 2020 armv7l GNU/Linux

My problem:
pi@raspberrypi:/usr/lib $ snap install skype --classic
error: snap “skype” is not available on stable for this architecture (armhf) but exists on other
architectures (amd64, i386).

I think we need to figure a way to only show the raspbian option when an arm build is available, as this has come up a few times, and it’s misleading.

@Lukewh is this do-able?

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if you look at the bottom of

there is no raspbian option anymore

yet … a direct link like "snacraft.io/install/<snapname>/raspbian still works and does not show a 404 …

That install landing page is the second result when I google for “skype raspbian”. While there is no link to it from https://snapcraft.io/skype now, presumably there was one in the past and it is stuck in the search engine index.

Pages like this need to return a 404 rather than just being hidden.

This makes complete sense - I’ve created https://github.com/canonical-web-and-design/snapcraft.io/issues/2753 and will look at it first thing this week :)!

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snapcraft.io now 404s for cases like these :+1:
https://snapcraft.io/install/skype/raspbian for example.

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