Skype on Debian 8: missing libGL.so.1

After upgrading to Debian 8.0 (jessie) Skype stopped working with the following error message: skype: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory There is a really simple fix available: sudo ln -s /usr/lib/mesa-diverted/i386-linux-gnu/libGL.so.1 /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ Done.

May 22, 2015