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I have a problem with Skype. When I try to set an avatar, it crashes when I click on a photo, through the selector.

I'm running Skype 4.0.0.8 on 12.04. Is there anyway to fix this?

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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, Mitch, Stephen Myall, Takkat, Amith KK Oct 3 '12 at 16:23

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To install Skype the correct way:

sudo apt-add-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install skype
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i installed skype from the official ubuntu repositories so that didnt work... still have the same bug –  iShine Sep 27 '12 at 19:34
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