Package Details: ghetto-skype 1.5.0-2

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Package Base: ghetto-skype
Description: Web Skype + Tray Icon + Notifications
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Keywords: electron ghetto ghetto-skype skype
Licenses: GPLv3
Submitter: nlowe
Maintainer: nerflad
Last Packager: nerflad
Votes: 39
Popularity: 1.232199
First Submitted: 2016-05-10 02:22
Last Updated: 2017-09-06 03:50

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nerflad commented on 2017-09-06 03:50

@lopsided98 Thank you. Fixed.

lopsided98 commented on 2017-09-06 03:34

This package does not build in a clean chroot because it needs python2 as a makedepend.

nerflad commented on 2017-02-18 11:04

@surefire thank you for the corrections! Updated.

surefire commented on 2017-02-18 06:26

@nerflad you don't have to set permissions 777 on system files

sed -i src/assets/skype.desktop -e '/Exec/d'
echo 'Exec=/usr/bin/ghetto-skype' >> src/assets/skype.desktop

It can be, only sed without echo.
For example:
sed -i src/assets/skype.desktop -e '/^Exec=/ c \Exec=/usr/bin/ghetto-skype'

nerflad commented on 2017-02-18 00:20

Adopted, updated

nlowe commented on 2016-12-31 19:31

I don't use this package anymore and don't always have the time to update it in a timely manner, so I'm disowning it.

nlowe commented on 2016-12-23 01:34

Currently trying to work through some issues with the new build system the project is using (see and

maofree commented on 2016-12-02 09:14

from 2 days I cannot open ghetto-skype pushing on the application menu and the same with the auto login. Probably it is due from an update of its dependencies.
Instead from console with the comand "ghetto-skype" it works
I'm using gnome 3.22.2


nlowe commented on 2016-10-25 16:09


Unless I'm missing something, that seems like an issue with the application itself. Please report it upstream:

hpstg commented on 2016-10-25 15:56

There is a bug in the latest version. If Auto login is set, the account is set as Hidden automatically and cannot login again. If the program is closed and opened again, login is impossible unless the configuration is reset by deleting ~/.config/Ghetto\ Skype.

Disabling Auto Login fixes it, and if you set the login page of Skype Web to "remember you", it will Auto login you by itself anyway. That's probably the root of this bug too.

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