Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I just installed Skype 4.0 for Linux and for some reason it crashed almost everytime I click on certain actions like Mark all as viewed, Accept an invitation etc...

Apparently It seems to work well for other and I couldn't find any help on that type of behaviour online. I do get the same behaviour on my box at work which makes me believe it comes from something I use but what ?

thanks for any pointers.

share|improve this question
    
Ordinarily, I'd recommend that you report this as a bug. But, we all know MicroSoft's track record for fixing bugs...... My honest recommendation, until they release a further update, is to revert back to the version of Skype in the repositories. –  Ryan McClure Jun 26 '12 at 5:07
    
What kernel version do you use? –  penreturns Jun 26 '12 at 6:34
    
3.2.0-24-generic –  Paté Jun 26 '12 at 14:42

2 Answers 2

Have you installed previous Skype in your Ubuntu ? If so please remove it first before you install 4.0 version. I forgot the script but it's easy to find those script in Google or tutorials.

share|improve this answer
    
APT replaces the package for you... –  Paté Jun 29 '12 at 20:20
up vote 0 down vote accepted

Allright I figured it out.

It's somewhere on Skype bug report but I can't find the link anymore.

You need so set a country in your account profile.

Fix is :

Install skype 2.2 back Open your profile & set a country Voila

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.