Annoying Skype forced upgrade on Linux

Skype forces you to upgrade…. fortunately there is a quick “fix”

ver=$(echo “4.2.0.11” | xxd -p | sed ‘s/.\{2\}/&\\x/g;s/^/\\x/;s/\\x0a\\x//’); echo “sudo sed -i \”s/$ver/\x34\x2E\x33\x2E\x30\x2E\x33\x37/g\” /usr/bin/skype”

Here is a link for old Debian Skype 4.2.0.11 in case it is needed    skype

Just rename it to skype.deb and install

Works.

 

 

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One Response to Annoying Skype forced upgrade on Linux

  1. zimmaro_the_g0at says:

    +1
    many thanks for shared a fix

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