Skype not working in 9.04

Lucio M Nicolosi lmnicolosi at
Tue Apr 28 03:23:20 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:35 PM, David M Lemcoe Jr. <forum at> wrote:

> I'm glad to see it used in such a way! You know what Skype needs to
> do, is come out with a NEW VERSION. My my. Linux is on version 2 and
> Windows is on 4 and Mac is on 2.7. Why the short end on Linux's side?
> rawr!
> David

Once well adjusted, Skype works.

Had it with 8.04 i386 - 8.10 i386 - 8.10 AMD64 - 9.04 AMD64

For 64 systems, requires a tweak to get rid of the green video,
roughly explained at:

and a preload at the command line:

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib32/libv4l/ /usr/bin/skype

(and a prayer to get Pulseaudio working)

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