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When a user has a Skype chat window open but closes the main Skype window (the contact list), then clicking the Skype icon in Unity only restores the chat window, but not the main Skype window (the contact list).

How can one restore the main window without closing the chat window?

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Click on the Skype indicator icon, and click "Activate".

Sceenshot of Skype indicator menu

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Thank you, however there is no Skype indicator icon. –  dotancohen Jan 20 '13 at 10:13
@dotancohen: Are you using normal Ubuntu with Unity and Skype or later? In that case, it's a bug. Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Flimm Jan 20 '13 at 10:16
Not me, but rather a colleague. It seems to be stock Ubuntu 12.10 with whatever version of Unity came with it. What is worse, we see two "dots" indicating two Skype windows open, but the main window cannot be got to without closing the chat window. –  dotancohen Jan 20 '13 at 11:24

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