Questions relating to Microsoft's Skype VOIP application and services.

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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 ...
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I cannot install packages like skype or steam in Ubuntu 16.04

Whenever I try to install skype or steam from the software center they are not there. I went to the terminal to install skype and I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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My latest Skype does not support group video call in hp ubuntu 16.04 lts?

I have installed upgraded version of skype in my ubuntu 16.04 desktop. Nobody can't add me to the group call! I can only make group call to them, but i can't see them.
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How to save a default input device (microphone) in pavucontrol?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (with xfce4 desktop) and Skype. I want to use a microphone of my Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000. Following this answer I managed to get it to work by choosing the correct ...
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Cannot participate in Skype group calls

So whenever someone calls the whole group(about 9 people in it) It doesn't get me into the call. Neither can I join the call when its started. It was working fine until about a month ago... Does ...
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Problem installing skype in Ubuntu 15.10

I am facing problem installing skype. First, I have downloaded latest skype version from the web and try with: sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb And I got this message: ...
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Why does my webcam mess up like this?

Most of the time (but not always) when I am in a video call, the video has two sorts of overlay images, like in the examples below (cropped from original whole program window). One overlay is a ...
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Ubuntu Webcam does not work on Google Hangouts or Skype

I installed my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my Windows system. It's a ThinkPad E555 laptop. I just tried to use Skype and Google Hangouts today but could not get my built-in webcam to work. I would like ...
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Skype does not sign me in on Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to sign in to Skype, I get a message about a JavaScript problem. Here is a screenshot. I already tried re-installing Skype and deleting all lock files as well as shared.xml but the problem ...
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Skype shows most contacts as offline

Skype only shows that 2 people in my contacts list are online but when I check on my phone/computer it shows that a lot more are actually online. Also I think this is somehow related but when I open ...
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Error while installing Skype in Ubuntu 15.10

I was trying to install Skype in Ubuntu 15.10. However, I was getting below errors while installing SKype. yasir@adnan:~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Skype and Teamviewer do not run any more

Have Ubuntu 14.04I was using SKYPE and Teamviewer up to the latest versions and then nothing, I can run every single application in my setup but those two. I uninstalled twice already click on their ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Skype CPU Usage High

When I use talking & screen sharing on Skype in Ubuntu-14.04 , my Skype CPU usage is higher than 100 percent.
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Unmet dependencies while installing Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I followed this article. I have tried both method multiple times. But i ended with following error. I am struggling since last night. Can you help me please. Thanks The following packages have unmet ...
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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My speaker from camera don't work on skype?

I have download skype on Ubuntu Software Centar and my speaker won't work here a screen shot.Camera works. ...
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How to quit Skype on 14.04?

How can I quit Skype, including the background process? Is there a better way than using kill? Edit: Is there a workaround that kills the process automatically once I close the window?
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How to delete chat history in skype for only one contact in Linux

I'm trying to delete chat history for only one contact in Linux. I've tried sqlite: http://www.sqlite.org/download.html but it removes chat conversation for a while and after restart skype it ...
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Unmet dependency issue after failed Skype install

I'm pretty new to linux/ubuntu so I have no idea what is going on. I tried searching some of the errors I'm having online, and I tend to see similar information that hasn't helped. I figure I should ...
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Is there any way to display a small camera window skype for linux

Hi i'd like to know if it was possible to display a small camera window like on the windows version of skype? Thanks a lot.I'm running Ubuntu v15.10x64 Regards
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Cannot Install Skype (The following packages have unmet dependencies)

root@kali:~# apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done skype:i386 is already the newest version. You might want to run ...
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Does skype still have a man page?

Skype used to have a man page. Now, I just get: thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ man skype No manual entry for skype See 'man 7 undocumented' for help when manual pages are not available. ...
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Screen Flicker after using Skype

Last week I got a new Asus Zenbook ux303ua, which I proceeded to install Ubuntu onto (my first time running Ubuntu or Linux). Everything has gone pretty smoothly over the last week however today I ...
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Can't install 'libqt4-dev:i386' for skype

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 system and I'm trying to install skype on my system. I followed the steps given in the following link to install here. I first tried installing the .deb package from their ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS black screen during Skype screen sharing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Chromebook. Whenever I try to capture my screen (gyazo, Skype screen sharing) it turns black. If I switch to ChromeOS and then back, it goes away. A friend confirmed ...
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Soundcard treats my mono mic as a stereo input - and as a result I only get half the volume

I have a Mackie Onyx Blackjack audio interface, which has two mono microphone inputs. Pulseaudio detects the two mono inputs as a stereo input, mapping microphone 1 to the left channel and microphone ...
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how to install camera on ubuntu 14.04

actually I was using camera on windows 7.But now when I installed ubuntu and I want to use skype I am not able to find the camera. which software I should install so that I can avail the facility ...
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Another program wants to use Skype (Skype4Py is trying to connect to Skype)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have successfully (re-)installed Skype 4.3.0.37 following the Ubuntu instructions. Then I installed the skype-wrapper in order to get the Skype icon in the desktop bar. ...
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Why does Skype obsolete so many Java packages and how can I have both?

$ apt install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: ...
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Skype complains about being too old version, but no newer exists?

I run Skype 4.3.0.37 and when people send files through the chat, the transcript says: This device doesn't support Skype's new photo sharing features yet, but you can still view it ...
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What is SkypeWebPlugin.pkg and why is it required?

I just started with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed Skype, it seems to work, but without sound or video(internet radio, Youtube = OK). This "SkypeWebPlugin.pkg" is required. The file type is unknown, ...
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No sound in Skype

I have Skype but it has no sound neither takes updates. Could you help me to resolve these issues?
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Bluetooth handsfree device output is crystal clear, but input sends only static

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, and I have an iBuffalo bluetooth (Japanese site) "hands free" headset that I use for Skyping with. It's worked perfectly fine for about the last three or four months I've ...
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Can't execute this file [closed]

I can't execute the skype file. I have the permissions I need. What's the meaning of filename* in the ll output?
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sharing screen in a group skype meeting

I am trying to share my screen for a skype group call, but when I add the second one to the call, the share screen stops. I cannot share the screen for more than one people. can you help me with this? ...
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Docking windows on the left or right of the screen

I would like to dock my instant messenger and have it always be visible. Note: I am NOT referring to tiling. A docked window prevents any other window from maximizing over it, permanently, just like ...
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skype error “Skype can't connect”

Just installed Ubuntu, and then set up two programs: Chrome, and Skype I installed Skype as follows: set library 32-bit: sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 libdbusmenu-qt2:i386 libqt4-dbus:i386 ...
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How to set up webcam for skype conversation?

I have bought Goldentec webcam.When I go to Volume Control,Input Devices I see Builtin Digital Stereo(IEC958).Is my webcam not being recognized?How to change this? milenko@milenko-X58-USB3:~$ ls -la ...
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Webcam problem Ubuntu

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I have a problem with my webcam. I have this Intel Realsense 3d Cam. So, there are basically two webcams, one is a normal colored one and the other one is green-coloured. ...
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Unable to install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

These are the errors that I receive while trying to install Skype (from the terminal as well as from the Ubuntu Software Center). While trying to install it fro the Software Center, the error I get ...
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Skype has a delay in opening links

I am in a skype chat group which frequently posts links to pics (usually about 10 pics per hour), but whenever I click on one of them, it takes about 45 seconds to 1 min for them to open in my ...
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Skype installation? Failure!

I have been trying to install Skype for the terminal, I cant get past trying to give it a pass word. It will not even let me type one in. Good thing this computer is set to log-in automatically. ...
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Skype Video flicker and stays on top - ubuntu 15.10

the video on skype is flickering (unless I turn of my video) and is always on top (even with my video off). I am using the latest skype version and 15.10 anyone has any idea about it? When I go to ...