I have problem with skype(I use Linux Mint). When I run computer all works fine. After 20-40 minutes something happening and I can't see chat window. It looks like this:

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I have one more problem which maybe is related with bug. Sometimes I do not see smileys. I click on smileys button, but I do not see popup with smileys. After reboot system skype works fine. But less then hour. How I can to fix this? Thank you in advance.

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    How did you install Skype? – blissini Nov 30 '15 at 20:33
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    @blissini I used software manager. On other machines all works fine. – Danila Ganchar Dec 1 '15 at 6:14
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    This looks like QT library bug. Try reinstalling/upgrading QT, and while you're at it, report which QT version do you have. Reporting the exact Skype version wouldn't hurt either, as well as upgrading skype to the latest version – Dmitry Grigoryev Dec 1 '15 at 8:59
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    What version of libjpeg do you have installed? – coteyr Dec 1 '15 at 11:27
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    @coteyr libjpeg.so.8 (libc6,x86-64) => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libjpeg.so.8 libjpeg.so.8 (libc6) => /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libjpeg.so.8 – Danila Ganchar Dec 1 '15 at 13:53

Open terminal and run:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade

Answer Y on all questions. In my case the problem disappeared.

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    Great to hear that your problem is solved. Did you by chance take a note which packages were upgraded (I wonder if the issue was QT-related or not)? – Dmitry Grigoryev Dec 2 '15 at 23:01
  • @DmitryGrigoryev sorry I did not see what packages are updated. I can tell that I answered Y near 5 times and system updates ~ 30-40 minutes. – Danila Ganchar Dec 3 '15 at 6:17

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