can't open Skype version 8.56 on CentOS Linux release 7.8.2003

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Betsy_9
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can't open Skype version 8.56 on CentOS Linux release 7.8.2003

Post by Betsy_9 » 2020/10/10 06:25:35

I have updated some softwares in my centos 7 using command "sudo yum update". After update my Skype was not opening. I downgraded it from 0:8.59.0.77-1 to 0:8.58.0.93-1. But it still was not opening. I downgraded it again to version 8.56. But it still does not open. I have tried to open it from terminal and gui. None of them works for me. Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: can't open Skype version 8.56 on CentOS Linux release 7.8.2003

Post by TrevorH » 2020/10/10 11:41:51

The last skype version that worked on CentOS 7 was 8.56. Even then it needed action to fix it before it would run as it needs the suid bit set on one of its executables. Read the startup log in ~/.config/skypeforlinux/logs and it tells you there what the problem is.

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