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“skype can't connect” error using wine

I've been trying to get group video chat working on skype on ubuntu 15.10. The problem is, it is not supported in skype 4.3 (current linux release). I have been trying to run newer versions of skype ...
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Skype and MS Office on a Ubuntu laptop

I recently purchased a Dell Latitude 3550 with Ubuntu as default OS. I had always planned to install Windows 10. However I found that the Ubuntu OS was supportive of net access using WIFI, had its own ...
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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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installed applications (skype) not appearing on dash

I've recently started using Ubuntu and installed Skype from the main site. I'm able to open the app using the terminal but there seams to be no other way to open it. It's not appearing in the dash, ...
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I can't install i386 arch on ubuntu 14.04.3

I've the same problems with Trusty. Can I receive the commands to resolve my problem ? I can't install Skype, wine and all software with 386 libraries.(Always problems of depends). I'm sorry for my ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 15.10

When I install Skype 4.3 on my PC, than it doesn't show who is online and I don't see my contact list. I have Ubuntu 15.10 and definitely I have some errors. I have went trough many pages where is ...
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can not install skype on ubuntu 15.10

o@lifebook:~$ sudo apt-get install skype [sudo] password for o: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. ...
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Activiating integrated webcam on Toshiba Chromebook

We are having trouble activating the Chicony integrated web cam in a Toshiba CB30 - 102 Chromebook. It did not work with Ubuntu 14.04 and is still not working with Ubuntu 15.10 after trying many ...
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Skype microphone static?

When I go into my skype options, I can't change the recording program - it just says pulse audio. How can I make it use my mic/fix static? I don't know the cause.
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Out of date Skype in software center

I've enabled the Canonical Partners sources, but my software centre (or apt-cache show skype) both only show skype 4.2.x, rather than the current 4.3.x Sources such as this Ubuntu Handbook Article ...
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I'm a noob at ubuntu and linux need help

every time I try to update anything or install any program onto my computer like skype and simple things, I cannot find them like in the tutorials. I can see they have downloaded but I can not find ...
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How to install Skype from “.tar.gz” in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I need to know how I can install skype-4.3.0.37.tar.bz2 in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Skype unmet dependencies & conflict in kubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am having unmet conflicting dependancies. The log is too long to paste here so I have made a pastebin. http://pastie.org/10651012 But these are the most relevant lines: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Skype Sound Devices Limited To PulseAudio Only

Versions: Ubuntu 15.10, Skype 4.3.0.37 In Skype->Options->Sound Devices I want Ringing=rear speakers and Speakers=headphones, for, I think, obvious reasons. However, there is only one device ...
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Skype contacts shown offline despite them being online(away)

This problem persists since the time when Skype went down for a day two months ago. The contacts in Skype are shown as offline despite most of them being away. I verified this using another PC in ...
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Video display problems Ubuntu on Asus UX305: Skype (and VLC and other programs)

I'd greatly appreciate any help with the following. I have problems with video display, occurring in VLC, SMPlayer and in Skype. For VLC and SMPlayer I have found a workaround, for Skype not. The ...
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Getting error while install skype in ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting error while installing Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 OS. I've found a similar question here but solution not found. I have already installed MongoDB in my system. Error is like below: dpkg: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit :: Skype 4.3 Disappears after Login?

I've tried this commands to install skype 4.3: sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin:i386 skype:i386 cd ~ && rm -r .Skype sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 For 32-bit OS: sudo apt-get update ...
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USB Webcam does not show picture in Skype, but in Cheese it shows

I have a USB Webcam from Trust. with installed and detected driver for Linux does not show picture in Skype, but in Cheese it shows. How to fix the problem, so that the webcam shows picture also in ...
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Dell XPS 12 built-in camera not working in skype and cheese

So the integrated camera on my XPS 12 doesn't work with Skype. However, when running $ vlc v4l2:///dev/video0 I do see the video output displayed correctly. Skype is set to use /dev/video0 In cheese I ...
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how to reset skype?

How can I reset my skype configuration? I think this could be done by removing or modifying its configuration folder. Will this work and where is it?
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Skype chat progress is not showing whole history when started

When I start Skype so it always shows up a window that is totally empty when I open a contact I have already written with. I always have to change the setting to From beginning so that I can see the ...
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mic stopped working for some applications

I have a very strange issue with my microphone. I was playing around with an external USB sound card (it didn't end up working with ubuntu, but that's not what I'm asking about). When I unplugged ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam upside down google chrome

I am quiet new in Ubuntu world. I found lots of solutions for skype flipped image. Actually lots of them are not working properly or you have to do same process again and again. My problem is about ...
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Skype Will Not Send Messagees

I've just installed skype:i386 and every time I try so send a message to people, a little yellow triangle with an exclamation point appears that indicates that the message has not sent. Has this ...
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Running 32bit program on 64bit ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

> proxychains skype > ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net) > ERROR: ld.so: object 'libproxychains.so.3' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (cannot open shared object file): ignored. ...
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Tray icons dissapeared ubuntu 15.10

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'm experiencing some issues related to tray icons not appearing in the top right corner. For example, programs such as Skype or Dropbox initiate on startup, as i ...
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How to know my sudo password? [duplicate]

I am really new to Ubuntu. I had it installed without me knowing what were the username or password. Now, I am trying to install skype, but ask me for authentication. I have read instructions on how ...
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Broken interface in some (GTK2 ?) apps in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

My question is linked to this one and expands on it a little. I experience the same behavior of Skype in a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10. More specifically, when I start Skype immediately after ...
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about Skype : OS Ubuntu 15.04

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and Skype 4.3.0.37 version. Somebody knows why I receive files in Skype as links I try to connect Skype support but They cant help me ! ! ! Anyone Can help me ? And how can ...
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VirtualBox and Skype are bad rendered after sometime

In Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 with A10 (Radeon HD7660) and Intel i5 (Integrated Graphic) respectability, the ui of VirtualBox and Skype are not rendered rightly after sometime. I researched and ...
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Skype cannot be installed on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my computer: mohsen@Bob:~$ uname -a Linux Bob 3.19.0-33-generic #38~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Nov 6 18:17:28 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ...
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Why are there so many 32-bit dependencies for Skype?

When installing Skype, whether it's by running (after enabling the partner repository): sudo apt-get install skype Or installing it from the .deb file that you get from the Skype website. I always ...
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How to install Skype on 15.10

Before when installing Skype I would just do: sudo apt-get install skype However in 15.10 I just get this: E: Unable to locate package skype So will Skype be made available in the repositories ...
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Can I get access to Ubuntu apps on Ubuntu touch if I allow read write access?

Okay so I'm an impatient bastard who realises he should have waited but purchased the BQ HD5 Ubuntu mobile phone back in June whilst being fully aware it didn't have that many apps available as was ...
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I cant see any text on Skype after update to ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I recently updated ubuntu to 15.10. After the update I couldn't see any text in Skype! I tried reinstalling it sudo apt-get purge skype Deleted the /home/username/.Skype folder and reinstalled ...
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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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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: ...
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Very strange bug in Unity (or less likely in Gimp and Skype) - some windows dont show anything

Sometimes when I start Gimp main window looks like this: After a few restarts of Gimp everything renders OK. Sometimes I can also reporduce this bug with Skype: In this case it helps just to ...
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Missing programs in menu`s afther installation?

i use kubuntu 15.10 64bit and afther installing new programs like skype or audacious i cant find their icons in K menu (applications) in multimedia for audacious and internet for skype . What to do to ...
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Skype windows broke

This is what I see when I open a new skype chat: Why ? And how can I resolve ?
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Skype become ugly

Something wrong happened to my skype: Few days ago popup messages became appearing without text, just the grey box and smileys window also was wrong ( I didn't see any smile but the firsyt :). So I ...
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How to fix graphical issues with Skype, Gdk-WARNING?

For some reason I have graphical issues with Skype. I had less of them 3 days ago and thought that if I reboot pc everything will work fine. But it didn't hit the mark. While reinstalling Skype I can ...
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After 15.10 upgrade, lost the skype external (logitech camera) mic option

I've upgraded to ubuntu 15.10 and I lost the mic in my skype. The mic was working correctly before the upgrade. The mic is working when testing it in the Setting->Sound->input area. It is marked as ...
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Skype window problem in Ubuntu 14.04

Skype app in my Ubuntu system work perfectly. But today when I run the app, I see this: How Can I fix this?
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Skype not displaying content properly

I am using Skype 4.3 on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. From past few days Skype is not working properly for me. The content are not being displayed properly. For example below is my call screen, also it ...
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Strange behavior?

I use Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm faced with some strange issues. I don't know how to explain them, that's why I embed my screen shot for two of the programs damaged. The issue happens on my Skype and ...
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Lenovo G50-80 Ubuntu 14.04 low sound input

Good afternoon. I've bought a Lenovo G50-80, and I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my sound input is too low, so I can't use skype. I've read several posts about it, testing with alsamixer's ...
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Video freeze on Skype 4.3 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I bought a new Dell XPS 13 pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (mentioning this in case the problem might be related to hardware rather than software). I am new to Linux and all is working fine, ...
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Why is Skype not available from Australian software repository? [closed]

I followed the instructions on How to install Skype 4.3? however I was unable to install Skype until I went into Software Sources and chose "Main Server". Is this going to be a common issue? I've ...