Some time after a recent upgrade
skype has stopped working. If I try to launch it from a terminal, it outputs the following error:
~$ skype Fatal: QWidget: Must construct a QApplication before a QPaintDevice Aborted (core dumped)
I have tried removing the
.Skype folder and reinstalling, it solves the problem for a while. Nevertheless after I reboot the PC, the problem comes back. Is there anything I can do besides reinstalling to fix this?
I am running skype on 64-bit precise using the 3.2.0-30-generic kernel.