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

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Skype Issues [Can't Close Fullscreen]

I'm sorry to bug everyone with this and it may have already been answered, but my Skype messed up this morning. It kept making the new notification noise even after I clicked to a chat, so I restarted ...
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Skype version says it is older than it is

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: When I try to login to Skype, it says ¨cannot connect to server¨ - i understand that Skype no longer connects to server when the Skype version is less than 4.3, so my problem ...
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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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PulseAudio configuration: Option to have two output drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu in my computer, old 'n slow, and decided to install skype to talk with my friends and family. Unfortunately, I want to Skype give me options about what audio output should ...
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Remove users from a Skype group

I executed the /kick fistname lastname /kick [firstname lastname] command in the group I created, but they didn't apply. There is no right-click option as there is on the Windows Skype version to ...
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Skype 4.3 on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently started using Ubuntu and I think it's better than Windows. The only problem is Skype, whenever I have to do a group video call or group screen sharing I still have to revert to ...
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Why does it take twenty seconds for my microphone to start working in Skype if I pause Clementine?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I've just switched from my aging Logitech headset to a nice comfy GameOne Sennheisser which is not using USB (it plugs in to the pink and green audio sockets). The GameOne ...
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Problems with Logitech HD Webcam C270

I am writing you concerning the webcam mentioned in subject above. I bought this webcam and tried to make it work with skype on a Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit system. Unfortunately there is a problem. When ...
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Microphone not working

My sound input device stopped working without any update or changes in the system. I've tried several ways to make it work, including reinstalling PulseAudio, checking alsamixer, mute buttons, etc.. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sound suddenly stopped, reinstall alsa, pulseaudio not helping

I have recently successfully upgraded my ubuntu to 14.04. However, I've realized today that the sound is not properly working. The sound stopped working while skyping. I logged out and still no ...
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How should I see the skype chat history from the file main.db located at ~/.Skype/SKYPEUSERNAME/?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Skype 4.3 on my machine. I've taken a file named main.db from the location on my machine ~/.Skype/SKYPEUSERNAME/ Now I want to see the chat history from that file with ...
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Midori crashes randomly and often in 14.04

This is getting worse by the day....clicking on a link does not work, but right-clicking 'open in new tab' works! Sometimes after opening the page, the screen dims, and Midori crashes...Seems to ...
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Which file on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS contains Skype credentials?

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS. I've also installed Skype 4.3 for Linux on my machine. But I've forgotten my credentials. If I could get my credentials(i.e. my Skype Username and Password) from some ...
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Random character input starts after typing during short freezes

I've been experiencing a weird behavior with some applications (e. g. Skype), since I updated my Ubuntu to 13.10 and now to Ubuntu 14.04. When my computer "freezes" due to high CPU usage and I happen ...
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Sound Input Works in Audacity but not in PavuControl

I have a weird problem with my sound input. Namely the internal microphone of my laptop does not work with Skype, but it does work with Audacity. When I tried to configure everything, I installed ...
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Skype, Teamviewer [closed]

There are two essential problems with Ubuntu; there is no easy way to install Skype and Teamviewer. And if I can install it, than it doesn't work. Can anybody please prove me wrong?
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Skype Issue writing (New and Old Version)

I'm using: Ubuntu 14.04 Skype (Lastest Version) I'm not sure why this is happening, but It happened also in old Skype versions. I use SKype at work and usually everything works fine, but some ...
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Skype on one sound card, other sounds on second sound card

I need to be able to listen to Skype through headphones and other sounds through the speakers. I want to talk with a friend with a headset and listen to music through speakers at the same time. I have ...
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I can hear but others cannot hear me in Skype

I instilled Skype in Ubuntu 14.04 but I have the problem that the people who I am talking with cannot hear me. What should I do to fix that? (The people I'm trying to talk to are using Skype on ...
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How to install skype in ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS

I am trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 12.02.05. However, I get an error message: rails@rails-desktop:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb sudo: /var/lib/sudo writable ...
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Skype 4.3 screen sharing in group call

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.3.37. When I participate in Skype group call and other user share the screen, I am not able to see the screen. If the call is not group call and between 1 to 1, I ...
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Skype 4.3 keeps signing me out in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Skype 4.3 last month and all have been working fine until yesterday.The problem is that I log in in my account and after some seconds it signs me out unexpectedly.I tried some ...
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Can't skype for Ubuntu 12 work on Ubuntu 14? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14, but I can't install Skype as the required version of Ubuntu is 12!? Is there a way to run Skype on Ubuntu 14?
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Tecknet CO18 vs Logitech

9-6-14 I have a TeckNet CO18 1080p webcam that halts the operation of my Logitech illuminated wired keyboard. It also doesn't seem to have a working microphone! I started by 1st installing the ...
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Skype and Steam won't load - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a newbie with Linux but have just installed a 32 bit version of Ubuntu onto a old laptop. Whenever I try to run steam I get this message in the terminal: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...
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how to prevent skype crashing the wifi connection

The skype program on my ubuntu 14 causes crash in my wifi. After one minute in a call my wifi crashes and i have to restart my computer. I want to fix this issue so that I can speak with Skype without ...
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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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PulseAudio problems (only showing dummy output)

I have always avoided using PulseAudio because of how problematic it is, but since Skype 4.3 has now dropped Alsa support, I am forced to use PulseAudio, but one problem; it just doesn't work. I can't ...
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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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how to call using a synthetic voice in Skype

My goal is to use a synthetic voice in a Skype call. This could be used in a scenario such as being in two meetings at once (one local, one remote) and not being able to speak out loud (in the local ...
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How to get my hardware working for Kubuntu 14.04?

I have a webcam, mic, and printer I want to get working (if possible) on Kubuntu 14.04. The webcam is the highest priority for what I want to get working. Currently, it works in cheese, but isn't ...
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Kubuntu audio duplex input problem

Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.1.3.0-32-generic Hello, My problem here is my sound input suddenly stopped working properly. One day I decided to use my laptop when I found out that my applications audio was ...
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How do I stop skype from auto-launching

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with cinnamon. When I login skype auto launches and I want to stop that. I looked in Startup Applications but cannot find it.
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i have install skype but it's not launching

dpkg: considering removing skype-bin in favour of skype ... dpkg: no, cannot proceed with removal of skype-bin (--auto-deconfigure will help): skype depends on skype-bin skype-bin is to be removed. ...
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What is a secure and reliable alternative to Skype?

I've been browsing the Internet for quite a while on the search for an alternative to Skype. Since I'm looking for a cross-platform program, I chose Jitsi for a start but found that it works quite ...
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Using skype 4.3 in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install and use Skype 4.3 in ubuntu 14.04 (I upgraded both recently). I kept gettign the "skype can't connect" error so I followed the instructions here to the letter: How to install ...
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How to display the skype indicator on the status top-bar?

How do I to display the Skype indicator on the top bar, please? I'm actually running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity. Architecture: 64 bits. And, I haven't customized my theme. I've tried to follows ...
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Frostwire Installation Problem

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now but am not very proficient with some of the more technical stuff. Recently I have had trouble with Skype and Frostwire, two programmes that used to work ...
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Skype don't recognize HP Pavilion DMI webcam

I have bought myself a HP Pavilion DM1 to go traveling with, which has Ubuntu 14.04.1 on it, but now (a day before I leave for africa!) I realize the webcam isn't being recognized at all. I'm guessing ...
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No sound on Skype 4.3 lubuntu 14.04

New to Linux just installed Skype 4.3 on Lubuntu 14.4. There is no sound when I call Skype Echo, totally silent. I have sound if I play music or video files. I notice sound driver is Version ...
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Logitech c525 not working (Skype)

OS: 14.04 LTS (install-upgrade from 10.04) Skype: installed from ubuntu software center (4.3.0.37) Cam: Logitech c525 (usb) The camera does not work in a call. The funny thing is that the camera ...
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Skype problems, “Wrong architecture 'i386' ” what is wrong?

So i recently bought Samsung Chromebook (http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/chrome-os-devices/XE303C12-A01US) this one, and because the chrome OS system doesn't support the Skype program I decided to ...
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Seamonkey won't open links from Skype

when I open a link from Skype in Seamonkey, it won't open the link, but opens the temporary copy of the webpage from my harddisk. the link in SM looks like file:///var/tmp/kdecache-dimitry/...... ...
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Microphone don't work on Skype 4.3 with ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have tried to change all settings on the Volume Control Panel, but nothing happens. I just hear the sound from the PC, but not by microphone.
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Skye videocall upside down

I'm have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on an Asus k50fa and when I use the webcam on Skype the video is upside down and on cheese is working fine. The webcam is the one build in with the laptop Can ...
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How do I remove Skype 4.3 from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32-bit)

I installed Skype on my nephew's new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine, and now we've decided to remove it. But I'm not able to locate it in my Installed programs section of Ubuntu Software Center. I'm able to ...
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Skype 4.3 will not install, continues to install 4.2 [duplicate]

I cannot seem to get Skype 4.3 to install on my laptop (14.04) I have followed many a instillation guide, but every time it seems to install 4.2 again. I am completely stumped.
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Some fonts come up as fractions in applications

My skype has long since been using a fraction font to display caller names. This looked funny but didn't bother me since I knew who I was calling. However Now I am trying to login with the Everpad ...
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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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just upgraded to 14.04 and my super key doesn't work and I can't find the dash either

I have been using an old version of Ubuntu and then Skype stopped working an I was told I would need to upgrade. So now I have had the experience of upgrading to this new version 14.04 and Skype ...