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Do I need to add the ppa before update a software via terminal?

Before updating a software which canonical does not support for updates (like vlc, Skype), do I need to add the relevant ppa to the system before run "apt-get install packagename" or "apt-get --only ...
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1answer
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64bit packages being removed when installing Skype/Teamviewer

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to install skype I get the expected message about missing dependencies and when i run sudo apt-get install -f I get this The following extra packages will be ...
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0answers
195 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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1answer
183 views

Skype and VLC icons disappear from the menu bar

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, ...
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0answers
332 views

Overdriven/distorted sounds with Pulseaudio [closed]

I'm experiencing some odd problems in some applications that use pulseaudio, in particular VLC Media Player and Skype. The sounds reproduced by these two application sound overdriven, distorted, as ...
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2answers
4k views

Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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931 views

When I install Xubuntu 12.04, the Qt-applications font is horrible

What is the proper way to set up fonts in Skype, VLC, and so on?
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1answer
367 views

Route Output to Input/Skype Upload Greeter Audio File

I need to record a greeting message in Skype, but I already have a .flac but I don't think you can do this so I thought maybe there is a way to pipe vlc's output to skype's input. Any help is greatly ...
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334 views

Sound application indicator for Esound is missing after I uninstalled PulseAudio?

I removed PulseAudio as it seemed to be in conflict with Skype and VLC but now the volume indicator applet is gone and the action keys won't turn up nor down the volume. Is there a solution? or Is ...