Comment 19 for bug 567248

After creating an account in Empathy connecting to Skype via "bigbrownchunx-skype-dbus"
Empathy repeatedly failed to connect with Skype. I can confirm that the workaround as described
in comment #13 by Peter Wagner solves this problem for me.

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat
Linux 2.6.35-25-generic #44-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 21 17:40:44 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
pidgin-skype 20100302+dfsg-1