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Casual Adventurer

This may possibly work for you (untested):

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so:/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 skype

 

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Novel Adventurer

 


GunnarHj wrote:

This may possibly work for you (untested):

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so:/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 skype

 Thanks a lot. Worked for me y):


 

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Novel Tourist
Actually, it's ubuntu. I don't have an nvidia graphic card, and I'm still having the problem. Something that updated from 12.10 to 13.04 causes skype to not work properly, and for most not even launch period. It would be nice if it was still in the Software Center, but it doesn't exist, and I cant find a working version.
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Tourist
Same here, using ati gfx drivers. But I did have skype running earlier, until I did a kernel upgrade to 3.9rc8 to get my hdmi audio working and now I cant start skype lol.
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Casual Adventurer

same for me kubuntu 13.04 64bit amd driver (v 13.4).....

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Novel Tourist

Same here, updated to Kubuntu 13.04 64bit, HP Pavilion dv7, my graphics is AMD, and I get the same :

 

Segmentation fault (core dumped)

with : skype-4.1.0.20

 

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Casual Adventurer

Its graphic driver I have amd driver installed. I tried to remove amd driver and install opensource driver http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Natty_Installation_Guide#Removing_Catalyst.2Ffglrx and then I got skype working but I can't go on with opensource driver so I installed again amd driver but again no skype...does anyone have any idea how getting skype working with amd driver?

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Casual Adventurer

khattat wrote:

... does anyone have any idea how getting skype working with amd driver?


There are a few workarounds floating around in various forums and bug reports. Personally I prefer a simple script in ~/bin. Hopefully that works with amd driver.

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Casual Adventurer

@GunnarHj

Thanks I tried it but unfortunately it didn't work...still no skype

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Casual Adventurer

khattat wrote:

Thanks I tried it but unfortunately it didn't work...still no skype


Ok... Actually it has been reported to work on amd drivers. What if you just do

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 skype

 in a terminal window? You may also want to try this variant:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/FGL.renamed.libGL.so.1.2.0 skype

 (tip at http://www.webupd8.org/2013/04/fix-skype-not-working-in-ubuntu-1304.html)

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