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    Skype Will Not Start

    Hi there I have the latest version of Skype on my computer and it will not start. I am using 13.04 and I have nothing coming up. I have tried to reinstall it and still nothing.
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    Re: Skype Will Not Start

    apparently a fix here

    more related info in this thread
    Last edited by shantiq; April 25th, 2013 at 09:57 AM.
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    Re: Skype Will Not Start

    These two links might also have some relevance.

    http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/04/m...on-from-system

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity-ass...l/+bug/1163504

    Note comment #12 of the bug report.

    The Skype.png icon being introduced in this package along with the other trademarked icons causes a break in Skype 4.2 which is about to be released since it can not update its own icon.
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