I use Ubuntu 18.04 and I have the following problem.

When I try to open links via Skype it opens Mozilla firefox also I have set google chrome as my default browser.

I tried to find something in skype settings but I found nothing related to the application default browser


Installing packages from the Ubuntu software center using snap have some issues.

"snap", a new cross-OS package manager. Snap will be much better than APT one day, but right now it's in the beginning stages and experiencing growing pains.

I removed skype from the software center and I downloaded the .deb file from Official Skype website.

Then I installed it using dpkg which solved the problem.

Note: this answer inspired me.

  • This has been driving me mad for a while now. Overall the snap technology is quite bad. I really don't like it and it doesn't work as well as it should be. AppImage is far better at this and "package" size is considerably lower. – tftd May 24 '18 at 11:21

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