Package Details: skypeforlinux-stable-bin 8.60.0.76-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/skypeforlinux-stable-bin.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: skypeforlinux-stable-bin
Description: Skype for Linux - Stable/Release Version
Upstream URL: http://www.skype.com
Keywords: skype
Licenses: custom
Conflicts: skype, skypeforlinux, skypeforlinux-beta-bin, skypeforlinux-bin, skypeforlinux-preview-bin
Provides: skype, skypeforlinux
Submitter: bulletmark
Maintainer: bulletmark
Last Packager: bulletmark
Votes: 241
Popularity: 16.96
First Submitted: 2018-01-11 03:56
Last Updated: 2020-05-18 12:53

Pinned Comments

bulletmark commented on 2020-04-30 10:01

To get automatic login, install a package that provides org.freedesktop.secrets, e.g. gnome-keyring.

To get a systray icon, install libappindicator-gtk3. On GNOME, then install https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/615/appindicator-support/.

bulletmark commented on 2018-02-15 12:21

Please don't post here (or on any other AUR packages) about out of date versions. Use the "Flag package out-of-date" link at the top. Also, BEFORE flagging this package out of date please check that it has not already been updated here to the new version.

Note that AUR package skypeforlinux-stable-bin is the version Microsoft release as their "stable" version. AUR package skypeforlinux-preview-bin is the version Microsoft release as their preview version and is always a later version than the stable version. PLEASE DO NOT FLAG THE STABLE VERSION OUT OF DATE WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING THIS!

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Hi-Angel commented on 2020-05-20 07:27

Okay, I found how to disable global shortcuts

Tools → Settings → General → × Enable global shortcuts

Hi-Angel commented on 2020-05-20 07:08

Does anybody know how to fix this: after upgrading to 8.60.0.76 version I stumbled upon a regression: if I have a call and use <kbd>Ctrl</kbd>+<kbd>e</kbd> while skype is not focused, I get disconnected from the call. So, basically everytime I'm trying to do something in background while having a call, I all the time get disconnects.

edit: I posted a question on forum https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/skype/forum/sk_access-skype_linux/disable-the-new-global-shortcut-in-860-version/6d9e62fb-1900-4c5c-b1d3-de6bc92dec65?tm=1589959112741

Hi-Angel commented on 2020-05-18 07:50

guys my skype works fine but i want to start minimized. is there a way to do that?

Tools → Settings → General → ✓ Launch Skype in the background

mokos commented on 2020-05-18 06:48

guys my skype works fine but i want to start minimized. is there a way to do that? [linux@Linux ~]$ uname -a Linux Linux 5.6.13-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu, 14 May 2020 06:52:53 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux

[linux@Linux ~]$ neofetch linux@Linux


OS: Arch Linux x86_64 Kernel: 5.6.13-arch1-1 Uptime: 5 mins Packages: 1276 (pacman), 5 (flatpak) Shell: bash 5.0.16 Resolution: 2560x1080 DE: GNOME WM: Mutter WM Theme: Arc-Dark Theme: Arc-Darker [GTK2/3] Icons: Numix-Square [GTK2/3] Terminal: gnome-terminal CPU: Intel i5-3330 (4) @ 3.200GHz GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 Memory: 3098MiB / 32075MiB

Hi-Angel commented on 2020-05-01 14:41

If somebody wants, you can also try removing 4 GL libs that gets installed with Skype because they seem to duplicate libglvnd ones. I do not guarantee Skype remains stable because I don't know reasons MS included them (they could've added some patches on top of it), but it works for me so far.

Listing the libs:

pacman -Ql skypeforlinux-stable-bin | perl -lane 'print @F[1] if /lib.*GL.*so$/'

Removing them:

sudo rm $(pacman -Ql skypeforlinux-stable-bin | perl -lane 'print @F[1] if /lib.*GL.*so$/')

If something goes wrong, just reinstall the package.

bulletmark commented on 2020-04-30 23:20

@maep, that it a makedepends so not really. However, to be honest I am not sure that icon manipulation stuff is needed in recent versions. I notice my tray icon looks fine without it now so I will remove it and see if anybody complains(!).

leonardof commented on 2020-04-30 22:49

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/skypeforlinux-stable-bin/#comment-742560

Wow, really? I don't even have a notification tray for Skype!

maep commented on 2020-04-30 22:36

Would it be possible to make asar optional? It pulls in nodejs just to fiddle with tray icon size.

bulletmark commented on 2020-04-30 10:01

To get automatic login, install a package that provides org.freedesktop.secrets, e.g. gnome-keyring.

To get a systray icon, install libappindicator-gtk3. On GNOME, then install https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/615/appindicator-support/.

mozo commented on 2020-04-30 07:29

@bulletmark, If you install libappindicator-gtk3 the system tray gets broken. You can't rise most of the programs with single click. You have to right click and chose Open "app" which is annoying.