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why skype installs only older version on ubuntu 12.04?

I installed skype and its working fine except that its an odl version and dont have option for video call at all. Also tried to update but when it opens to install it offers to install older version. ...
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Microphone only works on sound recorder, not even on settings - Ubuntu 12.04.4

I have a problem. I got an Acer ZG5 netbook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 installed and fully updated. I installed Skype and I discovered that the microphone is not working. I immediately went to sound settings ...
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How to install skype on ubuntu 12.04 64bit [duplicate]

I tried sudo apt-get install skype and it shows Unable to locate package skype How should I install it ?
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Installing software for older versions of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (64 bit), and I wanted to install Skype. But Skype does not have a download for version 14.04. http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-computer/ ...
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Skype not opening on Kubuntu 12.04

Every time I go to launch Skype it'll make it look like it's loading but then no windows pop up. I think I've installed right because when I search for it the icon will come up. Is there a way to fix ...
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1answer
82 views

Cannot open programs/ run downloads

So I'm not too familiar with Linux and I began to use Ubuntu to get familiar with it, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and this problem began occurring when my tower fell over last night. I used to be able to ...
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Skype doesn't start on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I'm working on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and when I'm trying to run Skype there's following message in terminal: skype: error while loading shared libraries: libgstbase-0.10.so.0: cannot open shared object ...
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82 views

How can I download skype?

i am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and i want to know from where can I download Skype for a 64 bit? does anyone gave the link or command line?
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103 views

Skype 4.2 with ubuntu 12.04 64bit not work fine

Hi i'm ubuntu n00b that have some problems. I have installed the last version of skype by apt-get. When i start a videocall, skype crash after two/two and half minutes I don't understand why it crash. ...
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143 views

Skype 4.2 webcam is green

I already install video4linux control panel and I already adjust the settings but the adjusted settings don't work for skype. The video was still green. How can I fix this? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Skype notification icon in gnome desktop not updating

Running Skype 4.2.0.13 gnome-desktop on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS, 3.8.0-35-generic. My Skype status icon in the notification area is there, but is whited-out and never changes, regardless of my online ...
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Solutions for removing the Skype indicator in Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 don't work

My question is similar to this one, except that I have already tried those solutions with no success: I tried sudo apt-get remove sni-qt and it didn't work, also with sni-qt:i386. I also followed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Skype Issue

Hi there :) I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to figure out how it works :D I've installed Skype but I'm having issues with audio playback, microphone. Can please anyone help me ? Thanks Giuseppe.
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Is there any REAL Skype alternative where I can add my Skype friends (without asking them to join to a new app)?

I have installed Skype but, despite the recent updates, it still seems to have bugs. Anyway, I am looking for an alternative for it, and I saw from internet that there are plenty of Open Source ...
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AMD driver conflicting with skype - what do?

I recently got a new graphics card, an AMD HD 7770. It works fine, but the graphics driver conflicts with skype, which i need for work. It seems the package at fault is libqtgui4:i386, which cannot ...
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Skype webcam woes on Ubuntu 12.04

So, my webcam doesn't work on Skype. At all. Tried Cheese, it works there. Here's what I did to try to fix the problem: root@aesculapius:~# lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 17f6:0216 Unicomp, Inc Bus ...
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100 views

Getting error while trying to install skype in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to install skype in Ubuntu 12.04 and getting this error while doing so E: The package skype:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. I had followed steps ...
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ubuntu 12.04 skype messages don't deliver

I've downloaded Skype from the official website, and opened it with Ubuntu-Software-Center, but later I tried to send messages but it doesn't deliver any suggestions!
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147 views

C510 camera not working in skype

I have a C510 Logitech camera running 12.04. Looking up the list of cameras, this should just work out of the box, but it does not work in skype. lsusb gives this as the camera: Bus 003 Device 003: ...
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202 views

Problem with audio playback with Skype [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio. When I'm trying to call on Skype, it is showing me Problem with audio playback. and the call gets disconnected automatically.
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1answer
688 views

How do I configure sound devices in Skype 4.2 on 12.04 x64?

I got a new PC and installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 to utilize all of the 8GB of RAM and the APU to the max. So far everything works except sound in Skype 4.2. I can't snap the whole ...
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1answer
124 views

Error:Broken Count>0 help? Can't download anything from software center.. Ubuntu 12.04 lts

It says an error occured,please run package manager from right click menu or aptget in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was 'Error: Broken Count>0' This usually means that your ...
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1answer
617 views

I tried to install Skype on 12.04 LTS 64-bit and ended up with a 32 bit kernel. Help?

I tried to install Skype on my 12.04 LTS 64-bit install using the documentation here. Details are below, the TL;DR version is as follows: The Skype install (I think) borked a video driver and ...
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113 views

Can't fix strange skype noises

I am for a month or so with Ubuntu (running LTS 12.04 version on HP Pavilion dv3-2155mx) and I am getting those weird noises in skype(version 4.2.0.11) voice calls. I tried to follow instructions ...
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1answer
50 views

Can't get Skype to shut up when signing off

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I don't want Skype to play a sound file each time I sign on, off, receive a text message, etc. So I made fitting settings in the options menu, and it works for everything except ...
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232 views

Skype animation not working on my ubuntu machine

On my system's skype animation is not working on its symbolys. please help how to enable animation on skype
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72 views

Ubuntu 12.04 high definition screen and Skype

I've installed advanced setting and tried to get the text size with my laptop's high definition screen larger, what I have ended up with is a mix of some large text which does not properly fit onto ...
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1answer
321 views

Skype causes audio/video playback to speed up?

Recently I had a problem with audio and video playback speeds. The night before the issue everything played fine (on VLC, Youtube, etc.). The day after, the audio and video playback speeds were ...
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Can't find numeric keypad when calling support

Is it just me or there's no numeric keypad feature for the Ubuntu build of Skype 4.2? I'm trying to call a support which asks me to enter an extension. The solutions in the internet don't work. Any ...
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71 views

Weird problem in skype in Ubuntu 12.04

I can make an audio as well as a video call on skype only if I have initiated the call. But when someone else calls me, as soon as I click the accept button, skype crashes. I've installed skype4.2 ...
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skype desktop wrong resolution Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot find the solution, although I have searched here and Google. I had Skype on my HTPC for a short time in early 2012. At that time I had 10.04 running. I decided to uninstall Skype because the ...
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Errors in configuration after Skype installation: libqtgui4:i386,libtiff4:i386,libqt4-declarative:i386,libqtwebkit4:i386,

I am using the Ubuntu Precise (12.04 LTS). I have some errors in configuration after Skype (downloaded from the site of Skype) installation. At this moment I can't install nothing, even using ...
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2answers
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Skype Freezes Sporadically

I've been having the problem ever since I started using Skype on Ubuntu, some two years ago. I'm always thinking that they will fix it with the next update, but no. From time to time, it will randomly ...
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265 views

Skype video chat not working

Everytime I start a video chat, the GDM crashes. I happen to have SiS Graphics Card; and managed to the my video working only in VLC using http://ajoliveira.com/ajoliveira/uk/software/xorg.php by a ...
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Unable to install Skype in Ubunutu 12.04

I downloaded Skype for Ubuntu from here. I tried to install it with the command sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb but the installation failed. The following lines were displayed in ...
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156 views

skype doesn't play or receive any video or sound - ubuntu 12.04

My sound works just fine (well not quite perfectly, since I don't get no sound output or input from the front). The camera also works, it all just doesn't want to work with Skype. As I said, I am ...
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362 views

Why isn't skype video call working?

When I use skype 4.2 for ubuntu 12.04, there is a cross on the video sign making a video conference impossible to do. Ive tried everything, logging out, this code that doesn't work. ...
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254 views

Webcam not found on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

Using cheese/skype on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, my webcam is not found. My last (successfully) use of the webcam with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS dated back to two moths ago. The output of lsusb confirms that the ...
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25 views

Skype won't work [duplicate]

This is what I get when trying to install it: drsloth@drsloth:~$ sudo apt-get install libasound2:i386 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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159 views

Enable Skype sounds *without* enabling *all* system sound effects

I'd like to enable the ringing and notification sounds in Skype without enabling generic system sounds, i.e. without turning on all system sound effects in PulseAudio volume control. Is there a way ...
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1answer
516 views

Skype 4.2.0.11 Crashes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit During Video Call After Receiving IM

Having an issue with Skype crashing while in a video call when anyone sends me an IM. I can have a Skype video call without any problems for any duration just as long as I don't receive any IM's ...
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2answers
997 views

How to open skype in one window 12.04?

How can i open skype like windows for example when we open skype on ubuntu it has multiple windows For contacts For current call For chat is it possible to open skype like we open skype on xp / 7 ...
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unresolvable (!) dependecy problems installing skype on ubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble installing skype on a new 12.04 install (64 bit). Below are the results of three different attempts and the outputs. Any help will be greatly appreciated! 1.Download skype .deb ...
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1answer
452 views

Skype off when write in chat and open the call video in the same time

I don't understand why when I open a video call and write in the same time, skype turns off and back again for open it. I tried again and found the same problem: Skype doesn't let me write while I'm ...
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1answer
151 views

How do I know if my web camera is linked to Ubuntu?

Ubuntu 12.04. I own a Samsung NC10, with a 1.3 Mega Pixel integrated digital motion camera. (That I copied from the Specs page.) But how do I know if it's linked up? (Can I use a program or ...
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2answers
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How can I use PulseAudio virtual audio streams to play music over Skype?

I'm trying to listen to the audio output of a specific process (A) and another process (B) while redirecting A's audio output to B's audio input. This would be the equivalent of playing music into ...
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2answers
252 views

Videocall in Skype causes closing session on Ubuntu 12.04, x86?

Strange problem with videocalling on Skype. Installation of Skype passed unremarkably and normal calls working fine. But when trying to do video call turning on the camera of the partner causes ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I install Chromium and Skype?

Having just switched to Ubuntu from Mint I tried to install the Chromium browser and Skype. They gave the following errors: Chromium Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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231 views

skype does not see logitech pro 9000 - ubuntu 12.04

This camera works fine with cheese, but while it appears as the USB device skype recognizes, there is no video shown. This post and others mention libv4l-0. apt-get install libv4l-0 reports that ...
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Skype is saying I am already connected. I am not. Help?

Can you help me? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Skype is saying I am already connected but I am not. What can I do?