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

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sudo apt-get update not working Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I put in the command sudo apt-get update It returns: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid InRelease Get:1 ...
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how to reset ubuntu OS 15.04 to default?

I've recently intalled Ubuntu 15.04 but skype is not properly working (i'd tried https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SkypeTroubleshooting ) and all of sudden audio is in mute mode . Everytime i'll set ...
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Broadcast Skype and USB return in same time

I'm using butt http://butt.sourceforge.net/ for broadcast audio, from a MP3 player and my micro - plugged into my Behringer mixer. In Skype, all is good and my contacts hear my mic and sounds. And ...
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Is Skype in partener repository the same as from website?

I have noticed that in the partner repository that there is a package called skype, is this the same package that you get from the Skype website? And is it managed by Microsoft too? Or is there any ...
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Open image sent via Skype in the image tool directly?

Right now, Ubuntu does not support displaying images in Skype, but we see the link instead As we cannot change this, is there a way that I click on the link and the local image app opens instead of ...
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Skype notifications not turning off

I installed Skype in Ubuntu 14.04, and attempted to turn off the annoying online/offline notifications by unchecking "Enable Event" for "Skype Login" and "Skype Logout" in the Notifications menu of ...
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Skype mic, camera

I don not work web camera in ubuntu 14. web camera MIcrosoft LifeCam VX-800 After instalation was working both video and mic, but after restart mic do not work!
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Problem with headset communication

Can I use headset only for communication with skype? I want to hear skype on headphones, but other sounds (youtube for example) on speakers. Is this possible?
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Skype's incoming connection port suddenly changed

I have done plenty of fresh installs etc, and my Skype port has always stayed the same, but suddenly today I noticed that it had changed to another port, so I went into the settings and changed it ...
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H800 Logitech headphones not working properly

So, I bought these headphones, and I'm trying to use it with Ubuntu. Using it to listen to music (A2DP profile) works perfectly. However, when I try to use them with Skype, Google Hangouts, or ...
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Anyone know of a good IRC client that can transfer files and display images?

I'm sick of Skype 4.3 with it's slow speeds and major incompatibilities along with it's malicious reputation. I'd like to switch to an IRC, but XChat is just too plain in comparison... MIRC ...
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Is there a way to get “Bettter” Skype?

I am new to linux and I am a previous windows user. I dont like the Skype 4.x layout/look. Is there a way I can use a newer version of Skype without using a VM? I have already tried using VM's. ...
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Unmet dependencies after skype

I tried install Skype from deb-file, downloaded from Skype.com on my fresh Ubuntu 14.04. This attepmt caused an error: ... skype depends on libasound2-plugins. dpkg: error processing package skype ...
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Webcam's Image Upside Down and with Zoom

I'm trying do my notebook's webcam works on Skype 4.1, but I am not having success. The problem is that the webcam's image appears upside down and with zoom. This problem don't happen on Skype ...
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How to change Skype's port

I have got some problems with Skype, and I was wondering if there was any way to change which port Skype listens on? Like in the settings or anywhere that wouldn't cause any problems? If this is even ...
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Unable to install Skype due to “libxss1 not satisfiable” error

I'm in the UAE, so I can not install skype from the software center. I made my friend upload a deb file and i downloaded it. I ran it with Gdebi package installer and I get the error: libxss1 not ...
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Ubuntu desktop issues/overall systematic issues

I have installed skype on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 version and after I restarted the computer the normal Login window popped up. After typing in the password the desktop was on but the sidebar was missing ...
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Asus K50I Webcam with image up side down on skype

I've Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus k50I laptop and as I try to test my video settings on Skype my image is upside down. I've searched some solutions. I've installed libv4l-0 , also libv4l-0:i386 and then ...
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Can't install skype in 14.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I have a problem with installing skype in my fresh new Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, Using Ubuntu Software Center Solution: In Software & Updates set Download from: Main Server Download skype and install ...
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skype wrapper on ubuntu 15.04x64

Trying to install skype wrapper on lastest ubuntu release. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa Then: sudo apt-get update And I've have: W: Failed to fetch ...
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How can I make Skype chat UI dark?

Are there any themes or tricks to make the Skype chat window black instead of white? I'm just tired of staring at a white screen while chatting on Skype. I figured there must be a way to make it dark, ...
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I cannot login to skype on ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed skype 4.3, my distro is ubuntu 14.04! When I click to login skype seems to trying to login but ater 2 seconds fails and the login screen is coming again. Can someone help me with ...
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How to make Skype use notify-osd?

How do I make Skype use the default Ubuntu notify-osd to display notifications (incoming messages, users connecting, etc.) instead of the Skype's own "ugly" message box?
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Microphone only working for one Ubuntu user in Skype

I've had problems with Skype for a bit, but managed to fix some of them (using Skype from the repos to make it work with Pulseaudio, fixing cracking sounds as described in a blog post on itbubbles). ...
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High pitched voice in Skype when using external USB microphone

I am using Skype for Linux (v. 4.3.0.37) on Kubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. When making a Skype test call and using an external USB connected microphone, I noticed that my own voice is very high pitched ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 remove app indicator from upside panel

I have Skype installed for my Ubuntu 14.04. And I have added it to indicator-messages (com>canonical>indicator>messages). But now I can't find a way to remove Skype icon from unity panel. I tried to ...
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Change skype tray icon

Skype version 4.2 comes with a low res 48x48 statusbar/tray icon. How can I change the icon to a higher resolution icon?
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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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Skype libqtgui4:i386 error

When i try to install skype on my DELL Intel® Core™ i3-4005U CPU @ 1.70GHz 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 lts i get libqtgui4:i386 when i try to run installation. I tried installing it from terminal with sudo ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.1 windows wubi installer broken?

I installed the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 with the wubi installer. The computer is up and running with Ubuntu, I am typing this in Firefox and I can use all the software that was supplied with ...
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Skype stops opening default browser/file manager after Xubuntu update

After a Xubuntu update Skype stopped opening downloads in Thunar and opening urls in the default browser. I've set chromium to the default for xdg-open, which Skype uses to open other programs, and ...
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Lenovo G50-70 Microphone Doesn't work with Skype/Hangouts on Ubuntu 15.04

I have not tried this on other versions of Ubuntu, I tried calling through Skype and Hangouts, but the problem persisted- No Sound was emmited. I increased the values of the input device tab and the ...
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Lenovo G50-30 mic built in volume problem

my built in mic (the laptop is a lenovo g50-30) is too low and a bit distorted. I've tried it on skype and even in the audio settings the orange bars are pretty low. The mic is pre-amplificated above ...
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How to prevent Skype icon in launcher panel from spinning when new message is received?

I'm really irritated by the spinning of Skype icon when a new message is received. ( I am talking about this ) Is there a way to stop the spinning and leave just the default notification ...
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Skype video call does not work

In my Skype video settings I can see myself (not just a still), and also in cheese, but when attempting a Skype video call, I can only see a still of myself where the video should be. And there is ...
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How to access multiple Skype accounts in Ubuntu 12.04

Around 2 days ago, I was able to access multiple Skype accounts. But now I do not know what has happened and I am unable to access multiple Skype accounts in the way I did before. Is there any way to ...
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Skype crackling audio during Test Call?

I have a problem with Skype 4.2 during the Test Call that I don't think it matters on client side, but during the test call after the recording and then playback the audio is crackling. Now I fixed ...
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Transfer Skype history from Windows to Ubuntu

Is there any way to transfer my history from my Windows Skype app to Skype in Ubuntu?
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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 ...
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Two Skype-icons in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dash [duplicate]

Hy guys, may I ask for some help? I've installed skype on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It works. My problem is, that I have 2 skype icons appearing in the dash but only one actualy opens the app. The other one ...
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Problem in Skype group chat version 4.3.0.37?

Ubuntu 14.04, Skype 4.3.0.37 When installed the Skype first it worked as expected 2 to 3 month. But for around last two weeks I can't see some group chats (see after 3 or 4 days) anymore. Have no ...
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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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How to install skype? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit. I have tried commands and installing skype directly from the internet, it does not happen. In laymen's term with detailed description can anyone please help me install ...
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Can't install Skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

First of all, I think this question is not duplicated, because I have tried all other solutions I found here, but nothing solved my problem. I use Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have tried until now: sudo ...
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Skype is crashing

I have ubuntu 14.04 and skype version is 4.03. Earlier skype was working fine on my machine but suddenly it started to crash. now as soon as i login on skype it starts normally but after 5 minutes it ...
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skype: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

Have a problem with my Skype on my Kubuntu 14.04 x64. Skype do not start with message "skype: error while loading shared libraries: libstdc++.so.6: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64". It's just a pain... I ...
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Webcam not working on Skype 14.04

My webcam does not work on Skype and I'm trying in vain to figure it out. In 'options' in the 'video-devices' my camera is working but when I call someone, I can't press the camera button nor does it ...
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I can't install Skype on my Ubuntu Computer (15.04)

I was trying to install Skype, but everytime I can't connect to an IP-address. My wifi is fine, my computer as well. I don't know what it could be. Presently I am using Ubuntu [15.04] version and am ...
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How can the outputs of sounds be set by command in PulseAudio?

I'm trying to automate the setup process needed to pipe the output of Festival speech synthesis into Skype for the purposes of allowing a person who cannot speak to have a synthetic voice on Skype. I ...
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wireless problem: skype works but web browser fails, router dashboard shows off-line

I had met with the same problem with winxp, the way to fix it is to preset DNS in TCP/IP network setting, which works extremely well. After I installed Ubuntu 14.04, this problem has plagued me since ...