Skype does not work

Asked by Juan Carlos Navarro on 2011-05-27

Skype has stopped working after update to Ubuntu 11.4. I have tryed reinstalling the program, but does not work. The program starts but the log-in window disappears after a few seconds

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Rolf Leggewie
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This question was originally filed as bug #789070.

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RedSingularity (redsingularity) said :

Skype has its own bug reporting system.

I will change this report to a question though. Someone may be able to answer it here.

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Best Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) said :

Maybe you have fallen victim to ?

Here are two more things you might to do gather more data troubleshoot a crash in the Skype program

1) run "cd /tmp ; strace -o skype_strace skype ; tail -n 33 skype_strace"
2) run "mkdir ~/.Skype/Logs" as detailed in

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Juan Carlos Navarro (jcnavarro) said :

Thanks Rolf Leggewie, that solved my question.