Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Linux Skype - Can not Sign In

OS: Ubuntu 14.04

From 2014-08-01, users with Skype for Linux version 4.2 and older will not be able to sign in to Skype. The error messages user will see during sign in may include “Can’t Connect to Skype” or ”Can’t login on Skype”.

To update Skype:
Remove the old one from repo
# apt-get purge skype

Remove your ~/.Skype folder
# rm -rf ~/.Skype

Download Skype 4.3
# cd ~
# wget
# dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb

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