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How to update packages when there is error for broken packages on ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to update any software package because of these errors Errors were encountered while processing: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libdrm-radeon1:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libqt4-opengl:i386 ...
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Skype messages are all gone

When I log into Skype on Windows, I can see all my past/history messages. In Linux they're all gone though. I click on the other person's name, and a box pops up, but it is blank where there should be ...
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Error while installing Skype

I have been following the guide here. And i am getting this error; dpkg: error processing package skype:i386 (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Processing triggers for hicolor-...
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How can I make skype detect all audio input devices?

My current skype installation on ubuntu 16.04 only detects pulse audio server as input device. How can I remove the same and make it detect all the audio input devices separately?
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How to integrate Skype into Pidgin?

How to connect to one’s Skype account with Pidgin?
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Skype shows “Virtual device” for Microphone, speakers and ringing

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Skype 4.03.0.37. my audio devices are working fine but when I make Skype calls I can't hear the other person neither they can hear me. when I checked Skype audio settings ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 Gnome 3 — Skype login issues [on hold]

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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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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Is there an alternative Skype client?

I love Ubuntu, but one thing I think is a pain is skype for it. It's outdated, buggy and generally just not as smooth as a lot of the other Ubuntu software. Is there an alternative for it? I'm not ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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No Skype tray icon in Ubuntu 15.04

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 and skype (4.3.0.37) I cannot get Skype indicator to appear in tray I've tried doing this: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/fix-for-skypepidgin-icon-missing-from-ubuntu-15-...
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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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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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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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Problems after installing Skype 4.3

just installed Skype 4.3 on my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5110) running Ubuntu 14.10 following all the instructions from every possible source but when I try to launch it absolutely nothing happens. ...
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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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Microphone not working correctly on Lenovo B50

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a brand new Lenovo B50. Everything works fine except for the built-in microphone. I found a partial solution here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=...
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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 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 ...
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Unable to make Skype videocall in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Lenovo Ideapad-Z560 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit), iBall external cam USB 2.0. Skype 4.3 I am unable to make video call in Skype. When I go to Skype-->Options-->Video Devices, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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.