The Microsoft © skype continues to bring beautiful crashes after update to the newest version, and here is the only way to overcome them under Fedora 20.
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Everything you need is: sudo yum install control-center-extra pulseaudio-libs.i686 alsa-plugins-pulseaudio.i686 libXv.i686 libXScrnSaver.i686 dbus-qt.i686 qt.i686 qt-x11.i686 Then install skype in a normal way as I describe here. Tested on HP Compaq CQ71 laptop.
Fixing Skype which Accidentally Stops Working in Fedora
Skype under Linux
Add the skype yum repo repository but do not make it active and use only installing once for non-regular update checks.