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    Skype won't start!

    Hello! I need help about Skype. So i installed it and now it won't run at all. It was running great before and now it doesnt. Im clicking on the Skype icon and nothing happens.

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    Re: Skype won't start!

    Can you please execute skype in console (just type skype and press enter) and paste the output here.
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    Re: Skype won't start!

    skype: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
    This is what i get when trying to start it with Terminal.

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    Re: Skype won't start!

    Quote Originally Posted by Yuliyan_Hristov View Post
    skype: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
    This is what i get when trying to start it with Terminal.
    That exact error is reported here with fix in answers.

    http://askubuntu.com/questions/25789...ing-libgl-so-1

    How did you install it? I installed mine from repos. I'm running 64 bit os
    Last edited by philinux; August 18th, 2013 at 12:00 PM.

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    Re: Skype won't start!

    i installed it from the Software Center so it should be installed correctly.

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    Re: Skype won't start!

    Ah it started. Thank you for your help!

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