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Thread: Ubuntu 12.10 skype 4.1 cannot properly run wrapper

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    Exclamation Ubuntu 12.10 skype 4.1 cannot properly run wrapper

    I installed downloaded skype from official website "Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch)" and installed it. then I followed this steps Quit Skype if running

    Code:
    Uninstall Skype IF you installed it from the repositories.
    
    Reboot
    
    Choose your Skype version (32/64 Bit) to download and install it
    
    Make sure you added the repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa
    
    In terminal console, run
    
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper python-skype After that, run in terminal console
    
    skype-wrapper Acknowledge the pop up authorization requests (don't forget to check the boxes to remember the selection)
    
    Restart and done!
    
    link to the original answer http://askubuntu.com/a/123304/42591

    but sadly non of the functions of skype weaper are functioning

    on the launcher skype start icon shows default menu when I right click on it
    is there a way to fix this thank you in advanced
    Last edited by Chelidze; January 4th, 2013 at 03:46 PM.

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    Re: Ubuntu 12.10 skype 4.1 cannot properly run wrapper

    for your launcher, you dragged and dropped the /usr/share/application/skype to your side bar correct?

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    Re: Ubuntu 12.10 skype 4.1 cannot properly run wrapper

    Quote Originally Posted by dannyboy79 View Post
    for your launcher, you dragged and dropped the /usr/share/application/skype to your side bar correct?
    thank you for the fast reply
    no I have not dragged and dropped from this location
    when I entered the provided location I got two skype icons is there a difference ???



    Update


    I dragged and dropped this version
    Code:
    skype-wrapper
    from this location
    Code:
    /usr/share/application/
    as you specified and now it works like a charm
    thank you
    Last edited by Chelidze; January 4th, 2013 at 03:56 PM.

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    Re: Ubuntu 12.10 skype 4.1 cannot properly run wrapper

    no problem, glad I could help

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    Re: Ubuntu 12.10 skype 4.1 cannot properly run wrapper

    Quote Originally Posted by dannyboy79 View Post
    no problem, glad I could help
    Again Thank you very much

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