Archive for June, 2012

Skype v.4 released for linux Ubuntu based OS

Most important new features are:

  • Unified chat window (this can be disabled from the Chat options)
  • New Call View
  • Better call / video quality and new supported cameras

*** If you face this error during setup process :

 
Unpacking skype (from .../skype-ubuntu_4.0.0.7-1_i386.deb) ... 
dpkg: error processing Downloads/skype-ubuntu_4.0.0.7-1_i386.deb (--install): 
trying to overwrite '/etc/dbus-1/system.d/skype.conf', which is also in package skype-bin 2.2.0.35-0precise3 
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)

***You have to run:


sudo apt-get purge skype 
sudo apt-get purge skype-bin 
sudo apt-get autoremove 

and then try to reinstall Skype. 🙂

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