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

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Horribly Bad Static In Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I've searched around the askubuntu site and no seems to be having a similar issue. Everyone's having problems with Skype, etc.. me? I'm just having a problem with REALLY bad microphone static. I ...
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Skype Video Call Not Working Ubuntu 11.10

Am having issue with Skype 2.2 (Beta), wherein am not able to make video calls on Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit. Any solutions for having this issue fixed?
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Skype causes Ubuntu to freeze

I got two PCs (one a little bit older Desktop and a new HP Probook 5330m LG719 Laptop), both running Ubuntu 11.10. When I log in on either of them, sooner (sometimes right after login) or later ...
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Where to find/install libpulsecore-1.0.so? Pulse audio problem

My skype is crashing silently. I tried to follow advice here: What to do when Skype freezes silently? and here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11653257 But it suggests giving permission ...
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How can I join a Skype Public chat via links?

In Windows, I can join a Skype Public chat by pasting a Skype chat link into a web browser's address bar (or clicking a link which contains that URI), but it doesn't work in my Ubuntu 10.04 using ...
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Why doesn't Skype start?

I downloaded and installed Skype, but by clicking the icon it just does not start. What should I do?
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Skype stops to send and receive chat messages after 10+ mins into the chat/login

I am using 11.10+unity. I use skype (version 2.2.0.35) for office communication. After sometime into the chat, the skype does not send or receive any chat messages. Although the chat is on, and other ...
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How do I reopen an instance window once it has disappeared from desktop?

I'm new to Ubuntu. I use Skype and often the main window just disappears from my desktop. The Skype instance itself is still running in the background. I know this because I can see its notifications ...
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Problems with Google Earth

How to put in a normal font in Google Earth and correcting bugs logging in? I use 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my notebook, Lenovo N500. I tried the methods from this site and the site ...
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how to start 3 apps at the same time

I found an interesting project (skypathy) what this project does is runs skype via empathy (sky-pathy) with the help from a pidgin plugin that also works with empathy pidgin-skype i installed ...
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Microphone doesn't work with Skype on an HP Pavilion dv5

I have a hp pavilion dv5 with ubuntu 11.10 but when i use skype the microphone not working and i in italy don't see a guide for resolv this problem please help me and sorry for my English. Try to ...
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How to get Logitech C510 webcam working in Cheese/Skype

I have a Logitech C510 webcam connected to my desktop running 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10, but it doesn't seem to be working when I run Cheese and Skype. After doing some search, it seems this webcam should ...
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Skype shuts down when the other person tries sharing their screen

I have installed skype on my 11.10 and it keeps shutting down as soon as the other person switches of its video. While I have read that I need to delete the shared.xml file I cant seem to locate the ...
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Skype fails to start after installation from downloaded deb package

i installed skype wiht the amd64.deb file that i downloaded from skype.com but when i click it via dash it wont start. after that i tried it from the gnome-terminal i get this i have a dutch Ubuntu i ...
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Skype Access does not identify available hotspots [closed]

Skype access is a pay as you go wifi hotspot service as part of the Skype package, which allows use of e.g. Boingo as a pay per minute service. In Ubuntu 11.10 when running Skype Access it never ...
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Skype EULA pops up at every startup

Everytime I boot my computer, Skype starts automatically after login. The problem is two fold: * it keeps asking me to accept the licence agreement * it keeps forgetting my password That's quite ...
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How can I get line-in microphone working with Skype?

I've got a clean Lubuntu 11.10 install. In the days that I've used Microsoft Windows, I've used an external microphone for calling with Skype. The microphone was plug-and-play, and no drivers were ...
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Cant open skype again after closing it :<

i have skype installed but if i close the "main menu" it is still running in the background but i cant open it again. How can i open the window again? :S
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Skype using Notify-OSD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Skype use notify-osd? is there any working way setup skype to using Notify-OSD? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and latest Skype from repositories (2.2.0.35). Thanks ...
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How to kill a process when I cant kill it via the GUI and kill in the terminal?

I have some weird Skype crashes today. If I try to close it via the X nothing happens. I tried to kill the process over the KDE Process Manager (Ctrl + ESC). I even tried to kill Skype via the ...
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Why doesn't Skype appear in the upper panel?

I normally start Skype and it appears in the upper panel and works. But now when I start it, it doesn't appear! But it works like normal. Stackapplet is appearing in the panel. My whitelist: ...
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How do I get Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 video to work?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit. Kernel v2.6.35-30generic. Skype v2.2.0.35-0maverick1. After connecting the Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 webcam, the microphone works fine, but the video refuses to work ...
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Is it possible to have better Skype notifications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Skype use notify-osd? In Ubuntu, I want to be notified in a customizable way when someone speaks in a Skype conversation (but not in group Chat 'channels'). ...
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How do I properly auto start Skype in GNOME3?

Clean install of 11.10. Tried Unity and really struggled and have switched to Gnome-shell. I have set up Skype as a startup application. It starts up properly, but not sure what to do without without ...
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Skype (and general) full-screen problems

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with all updates installed as of now. I am using Unity. Skype is running more or less OK with one exception. When I have a video call and I try to full-screen the call, the ...
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No picture with a Microsoft VX-1000 webcam in Skype

I have a problem with my webcam in Skype on Ubuntu 11.10. There is no picture. Yesterday I installed the x64 version and there was a picture, but with strong artifacts. Today I installed the 32-bit ...
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Make webcam work with skype [closed]

Got 11.10 recently and as usual wanted to make Skype video work by doing this http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/219 Well that used to work for my linux mint 11 installation but now it ...
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How do I repair a broken Skype group chat (window)?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and Skype 2.2.0.35. Everything was working just fine and then suddenly one of the group chat windows, to a group chat I always use, goes missing. I of course go to reopen it by ...
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How to auto answer an incoming Skype call?

Is it possible to auto answer to an incoming Skype call from specific Number or contact? I Think this should work with a Python script using Skype4py but as I am not a programmer I don't have an ...
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Skype memory leak issue on startup

Once in a while when i start skype my RAM memory spikes-up continuously, extending till HDD swaping starts. I've noticed this behavior on my 32bit Natty installation, 32 bit Oneiric and 64bit Oneiric. ...
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Why can't I link my Skype contacts with the rest in Empathy?

I'm using Skype in Empathy thanks to telepathy-haze and pidgin-skype. I've also added MSN, Jabber (Gtalk), and Facebook. When I link contacts from MSN, Gtalk, and Facebook, there's no problem, but if ...
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Skype is closed after logging in

I installed Skype using Ubuntu Software Center. When I logged in to Skype, it was automatically closed. I tried to remove and reinstall it but the problem is still there. How to fix it? Update: Log ...
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After upgrade my webcam mic records fast, high pitched, and squeaky only in Skype (maybe Sound Recorder problem too)

After an upgrade to 11.10 (kernel: Linux lucid 3.0.0-13-generic #22-Ubuntu) which probably also updated Skype to 2.2.35 (not sure because I never checked the version before) the sound that comes back ...
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How to improve the sound when using Skype 2.2.0.35 on 10.10?

I have a MacBookPro 5.3 equipped with Ubuntu 10.10 on which I have repeatedly tried to use Skype but the result is disappointing: (a) while I can hear and talk (only when enabling PulseAudio), the ...
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Skype user interface integration with Unity

I found that the user interface of Skype is not aligned with the Unity theme and lives its own life. Trying to play with the options in Skype, Qt3 and Qt4 didn't lead to any result. How do I make ...
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GUVCviewer - Light frequency filter set default value “50hz” not “NoFliker” [closed]

After installing ubuntu 11.10 with noname video camera, video is always very dark. Found the solution. Installed GUVCviewer and changed in settings paremeter - "Light frequency filter" from NoFliker ...
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How to adjust webcam image on Skype?

My Microsoft Lifecam VX-2000 webcam works with Skype and Cheese, but the image is a little dark on Skype. I adjust it on Cheese but the changes don't reflect in Skype (I think this was expected ...
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How to connect skype with Facebook

Do you know how to connect skype with facebook for ubuntu user like me? and how to do it ? like at this video
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How to run skype at boot time?

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and I have to start skype manually every time I log on. Is there a way to run automatically run skype at boot time? I prefer GUI but console is ok too.
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Why can't Skype hear me?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10, Skype can't seem to hear me any more. It's not that it transmits poor quality sound, it's just silence. I've tried the echo123 service many times, and there's ...
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Microphone problem in Ubuntu 11.10

I am using both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 on a single system with the same hardware. While I'm making call through Gmail or Skype my voice is audible to others while I'm on Windows 7, but while I'm ...
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Using A4Tech camera with Skype

I have a A4Tech Pk-635 web cam, and I can view output from web cam in Cheese. Skype is detecting webcam as dev/Video0, but Skype is not generating any output... any ideas? note: In case any one else ...
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skype freezes desktop on start [closed]

I have the latest version of Skype 64b installed in Natty x64 with gnome2. I downloaded the deb file from the official page (skype-ubuntu_2.2.0.35-1_amd64). I had been working ok since i first ...
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Skype doesn't appear in the indicator zone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the Skype status icon back? (on panel/tray) I recently switched over to Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and when I installed Skype and launched it I noticed that it ...
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Skype not making incoming call sound

This happens only when I get a call. If someone calls me there is absolutely no sound at all. No "someone is calling me" sound. If I call someone I do hear the sound of calling (The cool skype calling ...
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How to access Skype in Unity?

I don't know how to access Skype in Ubuntu 11.10 because it gives me some error when I press the Skype icon on Unity launcher. Here is a screenshot. It's obvious that another instance of Skype is ...
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Microphone isn't working in Skype or sound recorder. Has an extreme lag [closed]

I'm new to Ubuntu and am using 11.04. I've been trying to Skype with a friend for a week now and my microphone isn't working. I didn't have this problem using Windows, so it's not the internal ...
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skype screen sharing with gnome shell 3.2 problem? [closed]

does anyone experience this problem: when sharing full screen on skype, using gnome shell, the panel disappears, all windows disappear and the other user don't receive the screen either. sort of a ...
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At last time skype isnt started?

Very much pleasant to me your production. But recently it is not started Skype and after reinstallation Ubuntu has changed nothing. I ask to help or prompt the decision Sorry if the text is written ...
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“skype: symbol lookup error: skype: undefined symbol”

Upgraded to 11.10 and Skype is no longer working. I get the following error: skype: symbol lookup error: skype: undefined symbol: _ZN5QFile3mapExxNS_14MemoryMapFlagsE Tried both downloading from ...