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I'm trying to connect to Skype throught Empathy 3.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 i386 (last update installed) I installed the pidgin-skype plugin, but there is no bigbrownchunx-skype-dbus protocol in list. It works fine with Pidgin.

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Hey man I couldn't find an answer yet either. I'm sure it'll be fixed eventually. However I did find a good (if not better) alternative. It's the skype-wrapper. I followed the instructions on the second comment here and upon finishing I restarted my computer. On my computer it was a little glitchy before I restarted the computer (crashing and such) and then once I restarted and ran the command skype-wrapper in the terminal, it worked perfectly. No Skype icon or anything. So I'd give this a shot as it worked for me.



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Hi. It is good for Unity but not Gnome-shell. So I reported about this here: – KEIII Apr 27 '12 at 23:13
@KEIII Did you find a better option for Gnome? – Eyal Oct 23 '12 at 9:19
@Eyal No. I use Skype as is now. Here is bug report about this question - – KEIII Oct 23 '12 at 13:09
Actually, it's working better than I expected- certainly better than using notify-send. – Eyal Oct 25 '12 at 7:29
Looks like it has been committed now and should appear in the repos soon :) – shaneonabike Oct 30 '12 at 13:02

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