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I started using Ubuntu 3 days ago, but I don't know how to open Skype and VLC programs because their icons disappeared from the menu. I have already read answers to other people with similar problems, but I don't understand most of the technical language.

Can anyone help me? Thanks for by part of that amazing community of Ubuntu... I'm free of windows, at least!

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Type Ctrl-Alt-T and a terminal will open. This is where you can type commands.

So you can type skype or vlc the nice trick is to type only a few letters and press the tab key, this will display all the commands that start with those letters.

There is a quick start for you ;)

PS: Type nohup skype and the terminal window will allow you to type more commands, but this is a temporary solution, you need to get a tutorial on adding menus

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Guau!!!Thanks thanks thanks a lot dear!!!jeje....I'm really surprise how fast did you reply me. My problem whit it is solved!!!jeje..I hope must not do it any time that I want to open both programs... –  Lur-Lucero Mar 9 '13 at 22:53
    
Kein probleme mein freund –  Meer Borg Mar 9 '13 at 22:54
    
jajaja, I'm not German but it's OK..How could I vote you, please? I think you have already win it!! Mein freund.. –  Lur-Lucero Mar 9 '13 at 22:59
    
You need more reputation, don't worry about it. –  Meer Borg Mar 9 '13 at 23:01

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