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Skype broken on Ubuntu 14.04

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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Skype 4.3 video problem Ubuntu 14.04

i want to make an video call with my contacts but there is a problem I am not able to solve.. I followed this manual: First you will need to make sure you have libv4l-0 installed. If you ...
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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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Microphone is not working in Skype

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Skype. My mic is not working. I have 1 mic attached to the system and another one in my headphone (Beats by Dr. Dre). I followed these steps: Turn PulseAudio autospawn ...
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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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No sound on Skype

I use Skype for Ubuntu , but there is a problem: I cannot send and receive sound. When I open the Skype's options window in the Sound Devices it says that in all (microphone, speakers and ringing) I ...
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Video does not resize and remains on top: VLC and Skype and other programs

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 on an Asus UX305. When I open a video I can't resize it, and it flickers blue when I resize it. I show the problem here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBL2BAU8Vyk I have ...
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How to run Windows Skype on Ubuntu using Wine?

I'm trying to use Skype on Ubuntu. I tried installing it in Wine. Installing it went fine, but when I try to login, it gives me error code 1814; resource name not found. What can I do to fix this?
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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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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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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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I can't uninstall skype completely

I tried to uninstall skype from the terminal and i think I already did because it says it cannot locate the package however when i turn the wifi off and on my skype contacts who are online appears at ...
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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 libqt4-webkit?

New version of Skype requires libqt4-webkit, but when i trying to install it i get this error: web@web-X501A1 ~ $ sudo apt-get install libqt4-webkit [sudo] password for web: Reading package lists... ...
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How to bridge skype and empathy in ubuntu 14.04

Can some one help me to bridge between empathy and skype? I followed every post from here and google. But it's not working. There is no option for skype in gnome-account. I have installed pidgin-...
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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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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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Is it possible to embedded skypeid in a word file?

I'm using Libre office. I'm creating a CV/Resume. For this, I'm including my skype id. So this is my doubt, can I embed skype application link like in a website.That means, if I click on the ID the ...
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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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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 screen-sharing doesn't work properly

I'm trying to use Skype's screen sharing feature but whenever I start the feature, the only thing the person I'm Skyping gets is just a frozen frame of the last moment from my camera before I ...
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Ubuntu Touch Apps

Is there a "native" Skype, Facebook, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, eBook Reader Apps being developed for Ubuntu Touch? If yes, whats their status? And if no, why? Thank you!
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Skype 4.3.0.37 stopped working after installation of Nvidia 340.32 drivers

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and tried skype, it worked. Now I decided to install the video driver from NVIDIA website, install went successful but now Skype is not starting anymore, no ...
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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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How to install Skype with Ubuntu 13.04

jovan@jovan-HP-ProBook-4540s:~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This ...
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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 ...
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How to activate group chat in Skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems normal but group chat not working. How to enable group chat skype 4.3? Thanks in advance
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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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Skype incoming call notification doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and the Skype incoming call notification doesn't work. Skype works perfectly, but when there is an incoming call I hear nothing, which is very annoying. I also followed the ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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Why doesn't Skype theme match my Desktop Environment theme?

I've got Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my PC. After enabling the partner sources, installing Skype, rebooting my PC and starting Skype, I notice visual differences between my Desktop theme and Skype theme....
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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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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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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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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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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 to fix webcam quality in skype

I Skype Call a XYZ person, the person i am talking is not able to see my clear video. It's very dull & black. How can i fix it? The video quality is to bad. I also referred to this guide(https://...