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Can't sign in. Ubuntu 12.04

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I am trying to sign into Skype 4.0, and it just says "sign in failed" and doesn't give a reason. I am 100% positive that my username and password are correct.

ftaylor1
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The other topic http://community.skype.com/t5/Linux/Skype-Crashes-on-Ubuntu-12-04-LTS-upon-sign-in/m-p/844900 has a more detailed description about this.
McReall
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same problem here. nothing is crashing, just unable to connect for last two weeks.

runs fine from within Windows VM on the same Linux box.

RomanKuzmik
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This worked for me:

 

1. delete <home_dir>/.Skype

2. restart skype and login.

 

 

 

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I got the same problem, my Ubuntu Precise 12.04 32bits with the skype version

$ skype --version
Skype 4.2.0.11
Copyright (c) 2004-2013, Skype

 

I log from ubuntu to the skype.com webpage ok, i can log from my windows 7 partition to skype and skype.com ok, but in ubuntu somehow i have try the skype-beta (this one), skype from the skype.com website, the skype from de application center of ubuntu, non of them can login, all of them stay when the blue wheel spins and never passes that part, help?

 

UPDATE: elso notice that the process gets zombie to init 1, so hoiw can i kill a zombie that belongs to init 1? thats a major error!

ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ kill -9 22164 22431
bash: kill: (22431) - No such process
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ ps aux | grep skype
ese      22164  3.5  0.0      0     0 ?        Zl   02:43   0:19 [skype] <defunct>
ese      22434  0.0  0.0   4384   836 pts/1    S+   02:52   0:00 grep --color=auto skype
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ kill -17 22164 22431
bash: kill: (22431) - No such process
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ kill -18 22164 22431
bash: kill: (22431) - No such process
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ killall --signal=KILL skype
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ ps aux | grep skype
ese      22164  2.6  0.0      0     0 ?        Zl   02:43   0:19 [skype] <defunct>
ese      22454  0.0  0.0   4388   832 pts/1    S+   02:55   0:00 grep --color=auto skype
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$ cat /proc/22164/status | grep -i ppid
PPid:    1
ese@ese-IdeaPad-Z585:~$

 hmm interesting ...

Please help!

macuarro
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bman917 wrote:

This worked for me:

 

1. delete <home_dir>/.Skype

2. restart skype and login.

 

 

 




 

 

This worked for me, too. But I had to manually kill the Skype process before restarting.

paddelboot
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I have the same problem, too. I have deleted my HOME/.Skype dir but nothing to do.

I I type the following command:

 

echo username password | skype --pipelogin

 

I login correctly. Why this?

g.barchiesi
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ustimenko@home:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS \n \l

 

Skype 4.2

 

What helped me:

  • kill all skype processes
  • rm -rf .Skype
  • sudo apt-get remove skype
  • sudo apt-get autoremove
  • sudo apt-get install skype

After installing skype 4.3 I'm able to login.

 

ps: Also I changed my password to have at least one number.

garex
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I had the same issue, and just killed the process.  System Monitor >> Processes, find skype and End Process.  Then re-started it and it worked. 

 

Good luck!

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garex wrote:

ustimenko@home:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS \n \l

 

Skype 4.2

 

What helped me:

  • kill all skype processes
  • rm -rf .Skype
  • sudo apt-get remove skype
  • sudo apt-get autoremove
  • sudo apt-get install skype

After installing skype 4.3 I'm able to login.

 

ps: Also I changed my password to have at least one number.


It worked for me!

 

Best regards!

icsbcn
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