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Skype is a 32-bit application and 32-bit applications need 32-bit libraries. If an application needs many libraries and it is a 32-bit one it obviously needs many 32-bit libraries.
Because your system is a 64-bit system, and has almost no 32-bit packages / libraries installed by default. On a 64-bit system, 32-bit packages, contrarily to 64-bit packages, can take advantage only of a few already installed packages / libraries: those few installed by default and those installed manually. On a 64-bit system the 64-bit version of almost ...
Got this problem with 2 simultaneous PyCharms running. So closing them is not a reasonable solution for me. Using raus81's advice edited skype dash link: sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop change Exec=skype %U to Exec=env "QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1" skype %U
As AJefferiss suggested I executed a command: ipcs -mp I found a "pid" of last process and executed: ps aux | grep "pid" It was PyCharm, I was running 2 instances of this IDE. After I disabled one of them, Skype issue was resolved.
It's a QT related problem, I fixed running skype with QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1 Start from shell: QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1 skype
Open Software & Updates --> Enable Canonical Partners repository Reload (or execute : sudo apt-get update) Open a terminal and execute : sudo apt-get install skype
Please enable Canonical Partner repositories via System Settings > Software Update > Other Software reload the sources and then install skype via your software center.
Run these commands: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update That should make it possible to install the 32 bits packages, which Skype requires.
Download Skype from the official website and manually install it with the following commands. Download Skype: wget http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu-precise_220.127.116.11-1_i386.deb And then install it: sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_18.104.22.168-1_i386.deb
Install Skype by executing: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype That's it ! ... no less - no more ... ;)
I had the same problem and I think it's liked to this one How to fix graphical issues with Skype, Gdk-WARNING? Starting from shell/terminal like this worked on my end: QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1 skype Other applications which depend on libqt4 seem to be affected as well (eg. VirtualBox). It's worth mentioning this is an Xorg problem though. Adding ...
Ubuntu tracks this as the following bug in Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gimp/+bug/1371928 In case of Nvidia GPUs, this is traced to the following bug in compiz: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/1072206 And users are reporting that it still happens to them in 2015, so it is apparently not fixed. A workaround ...
I have same issue. This thread helped me - How to fix graphical issues with Skype, Gdk-WARNING? I did a little trick: run Skype at first, then PyCharm.
The following steps have helped other people who had similar issue: Get the PID of the last process to use the shared memory segment (lpid — should be the last column): ipcs -mp|tail Find out what process is that: ps aux|grep <lpid> where <lpid> is the PID of the last process. Terminate the process either by closing the offending ...
A simpler answer is that Linux Skype was written quite some time ago and is being maintained, not rewritten, currently. At some point in the future, there will be few or no 32bit users left, and they might rewrite at that point. A longer view is that you can fairly easily add 32bit libs to your system and run the 32bit app, while a 32bit user cannot do the ...
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