Skype doesn't work anymore. It used to work fine. Then the Webcam stopped working I tried to fix this and ever since it just wont open at all.
My computer is a Dell 1525 Intel Core 2 Duo with a built in webcam
Does it warn you that you have
Hope this helps
I had a similar issue in 11.10, used this, upgraded to 12.04 and it still works.
Paste in Terminal to create a blank file :
(that if gedit is your text editor)
There, paste the following:
save and close. Now to make the file executable, copy and paste the following line into Terminal.
Enter. Start skype
Thanks to this source, including the change suggested by that website's user JuliusP0pp in his comment there
Hey guys I just got it fixed thanks for all your help it turned out I had to uninstall everything from Skype by purging it. and installing it from the Skype website now it opens and the webcam even works on it thanks guys so
then reinstall Skype 4 from the Skype website and Bingo!