Install Skype on Ubuntu Saucy x86_64

Download Skype 32bit, install then receive the following error

skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Find out which package contains libXss.so

jeff@umac:~$ sudo apt-file search libXss.so
libxss-dev: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXss.so
libxss1: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXss.so.1
libxss1: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXss.so.1.0.0
libxss1-dbg: /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXss.so.1.0.0
jeff@umac:~$

Install libXss package

sudo apt-get install libxss1

Reference: http://askubuntu.com/questions/59703/skype-error-while-loading-shared-libraries-libxss-so-1-cannot-open-shared-obj#

 

 

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