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Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3 — Skype login issues

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3. I can't sign in on Skype.It says that It can't recognize my account info. I tried the same info on web and it works,but I can't even start Skype Beta for ...
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Skype doesn't show video fine on Acer Aspire S5 (ubuntu 16.04)

I have a strange behavior during skype calls. When the other party doesn't send video, the video from my webcam looks ok. When I don't send my video, I see other's video semi-ok (in a small box inside ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 wireless connectivity stopped working all of a sudden

Ubuntu 12.04.5 wireless connectivity stopped working all of a sudden from today morning onwards. I am able to access Skype, but not any website through my wireless carrier. I have tried different ...
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Skype just stopped simulsharing video and screen

I'm a total noob running 16.04 LTS and had to install Skype 4.3.0.37 as a requirement for an online learning course. I used it twice with no problem. Since then, I have been unable to share a ...
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I can't install Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 now and I'm having problem with installing skype, when I tried to install skype, it turned out like this: sudo apt-get install Skype Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Webcam not working with Skype

I recently reloaded Skype and it works, except for video with my installed webcam a Logitec QuickCam. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Getting invisible menus in LibreOffice, Skype, and Gimp

I am randomly getting clear menus and other working windows while working in LibreOffice and Gimp. I think I get them with Skype, but since it doesn't show a frame, there is nothing to make an image ...
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VLC, SKYPE, Anything related Video issues on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. at first, the wifi wasn't working so I posted a question 2 months back and got the solution. But after that, I started to suffer from such issues as 1: When I call on ...
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How to use my android phone as a webcam, microphone and a speaker when video calling on skype?

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS on my laptop. Its audio port and webcam are not working(damaged). I can't use Skype on my phone for video calling since since Skype can't use proxy settings on unrooted ...
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Skype for Xubuntu 16.04

I have little problem with my skype client (Xubuntu 16.04). On skype.com we can download skype but for Ubuntu 12.04 or 10.04. My system version is not available but ok, I just downloaded version 12.04....
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Outlook and Skype for Business not working on Samba AD DC

I have 4 Samba AD DC running on Ubuntu 14.04 with Bind_dlz. Clients are able to join to the domain and dns are updated. The issue I'm having is when a Client is joined to the domain, they are not able ...
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Run GUI on remote computer and control it from local computer

Problem: Parents can't operate computer and I'm going overseas. So I'm leaving behind an old laptop with linux on it (let's call it homecomp) for video chat. I can teach them to power on and login (...
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Skype broken on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install Skype, but it asked me to run apt-get -f install. After running that, Skype is still not fixed. The error says that a package cannot be downloaded: E: Failed to fetch http://in....
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No message notification/download skype ubuntu 16.04 when receiving files from contact

I have installed from canonical partner repo along with i386 architechture. Calls work fine, SENDING files work fine. GETTING files: no notification, no download, no file. I haven't really seen ...
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How to install Skype in Ubuntu Studio 16.04?

I used the following Terminal command to install Skype: "sudo apt update && sudo apt install skype", as advised in this tutorial. But at the end of the installation attempt it says it was ...
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Skype application terminated automatically

I have skype version 4.3.0.37 installed on Ubuntu gnome 16.04 (Codename: xenial). Application was installed 2 weeks ago. I recently restarted my PC and I have observed strange behavior where skype ...
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Skype audio not working in 16.04

OS: Kubuntu 16.04 Desktop Environment:KDE 5.6.4 Issue: Skype microphone not working Skype settings screenshot: PulseAudio Screen screenshot: Packages installed: abhishek $ dpkg -l |grep ...
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I Want Download Skype 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I want install skype. I'm opening terminal and writing sudo apt-get install skype but terminal says: E: Malformed entry 53 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (Component) E: The list of sources could ...
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Skype audio input - Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit

I have run into a problem that I have seen a lot round here. I have Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit installed and I trying to get Skype to work. It installed without hassle, but when calling anyone I can hear ...
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Integrated web camera stops working when I slightly move the laptop

When I am working with applications that use web camera (cheese, skype) It works fine. But if I slightly move the screen of my laptop It stops showing. After application restart web cam is working ...
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Installing skype from playonlinux

I'm trying to install skype using this guide but after it installs it just opens up a blank skype application and the playonlinux wizard keeps loading (Says please wait) forever. Anyone have any idea ...
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Skype not showing people online on ubuntu?

I installed skype using terminal, after i updated to 16.04, now only few people appear on-line on my contact list when compared to windows and also i tried sending message to one of my contact via ...
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skype disables microphone

Ubuntu 15.04 The (internal) microphone works, but stops working the moment Skype accepts or initiates a call, UNLESS I have the sound settings dialog or pavucontrol running in the background at the ...
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Skype chat history disappear everytime I turn off my laptop

I have the skype version 4.3 installed. I have set the option to keep chat history for ever from skype->options-> privacy -> keep chat history-> forever. But everytime I turn off my laptop ...
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Problem with screen sharing in Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with sharing my screen and seeing other people's screen in Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 16.04, the button is grayed out for me and when other people try to share their screen just nothing ...
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Skype issue : not getting my voice back while testing with echo calling

I have issue with Skype. It's not getting my voice back while testing with echo calling.
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How do I fix invisible tooltips in Skype?

I cannot see tooltips in Skype. They are in white text on a white background. How can I fix this?
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held broken packages after purging and trying to reinstall skype

I use 16.04 64 bit desktop and had skype installed from the partners repository. Because of issues with sending messages, I wanted to reinstall it. I ran: sudo apt purge skype sudo apt autoremove ...
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Installing Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I tried my best and viewed recommendations and that stuff on how to install Skype and ended up here, is there a problem? Anything?
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Audio Output being piped through audio input in Skype

As stated in the title, my audio output seems to be piped into my audio input, and I'd like to change this. (For example, if I am talking to someone on Skype, not only is what they say being piped ...
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How to make video calls with Skype on Ubuntu tablet m10 aquarius? [duplicate]

How would you make Skype video calls on Ubuntu tablet m10? And how does it work?
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How to install skype in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

How to install skype in ubuntu 16.04? Please provide step by step process for installation. Thank you
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14.04: how do I unmute a unmuted microphone?

I was happily using both Skype and IBM Sametime Unified Telephony for a long time on my 14.04 system; using various kinds of headsets. Since lately, I have a very strange problem; and I really ran ...
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Put Skype in messaging menu of unity panel?

I have Thunderbird and Pidgin that run in the Messaging Menu and are nicely integrated. But running Skype give it its own icon on the Unity Panel. How can I move it into the Messaging Menu? Can these ...
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I uninstalled skype, and still have an icon in my application menu called “skype”

thanks in advance for your help. This problem initially started when I noticed two "skype" icons in my applications. I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall to remove the eyesore, but only one ...
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I upgraded to15.10 and I can not add Skype. I added synaptic package Manager and tried via terminal mode. Need help

How do I add skype with 15.10 I have tried with Synaptic package Manager and terminal mode.. Please help.
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Unable to install Skype despite following earlier thread(s)

I have been bashing my head against a wall with this one; despite having trawled several relevant threads and asked in freenode, I'm still stuck. The following thread is the closest to my issue: Can&#...
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Message and groups are not on sync : Skype 4.3.2 Ubuntu 12.04 and https://web.skype.com

Since few days Skype is not syncing groups and messages on Ubuntu 12.04 sent from https://web.skype.com/en/ I did below things to resolve Removed Skype Download latest http://www.skype.com/en/...
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The graphics freezes when a notification appears together with fullscreen video in Chrome. What's going wrong?

When I'm playing a YouTube video fullscreen in Chrome and something like a Skype notification or a system notification pops up, the graphics freezes. It's apparent from sound that the video keeps ...
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Skype problems with 14.04

Whenever I run skype on ubuntu 14.04 with the most recent kernel, I get around 7000 ms roundtrip ping, and it's impossible to have a call with it, and it also wrecks my latency. However, whenever I ...
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How to install microphone for skype in Ubuntu 14.04,Unavailable microphone on Sound settings!

Please help me to trouble shoot the issue. getting output after: $ lspci | grep -i audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (...
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How can I stream my friend's Ubuntu desktop at < 2 FPS?

My friend is running Ubuntu 14.04. I need to give him some technical support, but I can't visit his house, so I want to stream his screen. We both have pretty slow Internet plans (800 kilobits per ...
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Translation of Skype into my language not available

If I open Skype for Linux, go to Options, and click the selector for setting the GUI language, the list of available languages is rather short. I see big languages such as Chinese, French, German, ...
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My microphone goes to my own speakers not partner

I just installed Skype on Ubuntu 16.04. Now not only in Skype but also other applications like Firefox Hello I do hear my own voice (mic) on my own speakers (I have a headset). The microphone is not ...
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Skype video problem on Dell Xps 13 9350

Every time I skype with somebody the video is never stable, it flashes constantly with strange blue background. Secondly I don't see myself in the little rectangle at the corner, but just a zoomed ...
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Skype icon doesn't show up on app indicator on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

When I log in to Skype, the Skype icon doesn't show up on the app indicator (tray/menu bar right side) on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. I've tried the installing the libappindicator1 as suggested here, and it ...
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Cant install skype on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am getting the below error while trying to install skype. :~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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Skype failing to start without giving error

I have Skype version 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 15.10, and it can't start when I have already logged in. Starting Skype for the first time gives me the login screen, and after logging in Skype functions ...
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firefox audio doesn't work after using skype

After using skype (as videophone) audio from youtube films (and from all films viewed by firefox) doesn't work. Video is ok, sound is turned off. Films viewed by totem has the same problem. On the ...