When I install Skype from repos, it seems to work OK and starts with the operative system logging in. But that's only the first time. On a second attempt it doesn't and I can't start it manually either.
Trying to start from console, I get:
To get it going again, I have to uninstall and remove .Skype too.Fatal: QWidget: Must construct a QApplication before a QPaintDevice
Interrupted (SIGABRT) (log created?)
I have been looking through the syslog. Only reference is
Anyone who recognizes this?.desktop' has malformed Icon key 'skype.png'(should not include extension)