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I recently installed skype 4.3, my distro is ubuntu 14.04! When I click to login skype seems to trying to login but ater 2 seconds fails and the login screen is coming again. Can someone help me with straightforward instructions what is the problem? Thanks!

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  • list the output of the command skype
    – Maythux
    Jun 11, 2015 at 8:58
  • I had the same problem with skype 4.2, but installing 4.3 resolves the problem. The last version is 4.3.0.37-1. Maybe you should update it. I have no problem in Ubuntu 14.04. Some reported here the following: 1. delete <home_dir>/.Skype 2. restart skype and login.
    – aimar
    Jun 11, 2015 at 9:39

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Try to reinstall skype by using these instructions. I recommend you this because i also installed skype on my computer using this method, and it's working fine on mine Ubuntu 14.04.

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  • Thanks man, I don't know exactly what was the problem, but now it works!
    – KostasA
    Jun 11, 2015 at 15:53
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I tried this on ubuntu 14.04, Open terminal CTRL+ALT+T Type "Sudo apt-get install skype" it may update some files good luck

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  1. Login into Skype.

  2. When it fails quit Skype.

  3. Then login into Skype in browser.

  4. Then log out.

  5. Login into Skype software program again

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