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

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FGLRX logout issue

I've installed fglrx driver from debian repo. Everything worked perfect before I got a system update a few weeks ago. There were some xorg and fglrx updates. At this moment I can't watch video via VLC ...
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Can a webcam be used by more than one applications at the same time?

Can a webcam be used by more than one applications at the same time? I would like to use it simultaneously under Skype and under guvcview, but it can't do that. Thanks!
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How can I download skype?

i am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and i want to know from where can I download Skype for a 64 bit? does anyone gave the link or command line?
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13.10: Skype closes after logging in

I need Skype for work but it's been almost impossible to install. I've uninstalled and reinstalled it countless times now. I must've tried every permutation possible of the instructions here. I've ...
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Asus x202e - Skype & Audio issues

My little Asus X202E has worked beautifully as a dual boot (Ubuntu 13.04 - 13.10 & Win8) machine. However, after nearly a year of owning it, I cannot seem to get some of the audio issues with it ...
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Skype incoming call notification doesn't work

![enter image description here][1]I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and the Skype incoming call notification doesn't work. Skype works perfectly, but when there is an incoming call I hear nothing, which is very ...
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How can I turn off sound effects/alert notification while allowing Skype notifications to still work?

I have 13.10 with latest Skype from Ubuntu repository. I prefer to have have alert volume set to 0; however, have discovered that this will mute Skype notifications. How can I turn off sound ...
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Internet does not connect to anything other than skype and steam chat

My internet has been unable to connect to anything other than the skype chat system as well as the steam chat. Any connections through chrome return: Error code: ERR_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED I've ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - 3.11.0-15-generic - Cannot Install Skype

Been trying to install Skype on Ubuntu 13.10 (3.11.0-15-generic), but with no success. Have tried: $ sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 $ sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ ...
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Solutions for removing the Skype indicator in Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 don't work

My question is similar to this one, except that I have already tried those solutions with no success: I tried sudo apt-get remove sni-qt and it didn't work, also with sni-qt:i386. I also followed ...
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Skype wrapper installation error

When I try to install skype-wrapper in Ubuntu 13.10 I get the next errors (I have tried install python-skype and skype4py) : sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper Reading package lists... Done ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Skype Issue

Hi there :) I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to figure out how it works :D I've installed Skype but I'm having issues with audio playback, microphone. Can please anyone help me ? Thanks Giuseppe.
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Skype soundevices all of a sudden missing. Only pulse audio available!

I've been using my ubuntu 13.10 for some 7 days now and am pretty unhappy with it. I used it in the past and id proved much more stable. Programs are often crashing and this last thing with Skype ...
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Skype audio problem with 12.04

Logitech H800 wireless/bluetooth headset works ok with all apps except Skype! In Options/Audio there is no specific H800 bluetooth driver listed. The Logitech drivers that are listed do not work. ...
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Skype indicator still showing after removing sni-qt

I'm using skype-wrapper to get Skype into indicator-messages. But the default skype tray icon is still showing up - even after uninstalling sni-qt. And yes, I've relogged... (service lightdm ...
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Can't hear the other person in skype but they can hear me

i downloaded from the skype website and installed through the software center. Am running 13.10
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Can't install Skype Ubuntu 13.10

Due to recent broken Nvidia updates (331.20) from xorg-edgers, I had to do fresh install of system, and I'm facing a problem with installing Skype. I'm running 64-bit version of Ubuntu 13.10, and a ...
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AMD driver conflicting with skype - what do?

I recently got a new graphics card, an AMD HD 7770. It works fine, but the graphics driver conflicts with skype, which i need for work. It seems the package at fault is libqtgui4:i386, which cannot ...
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Problems with Skype and software in general

I setup Lubuntu on my HP mini only yesterday with kind help by a bunch of users here. However, I tried to install Skype today, but there is no version for Lubuntu. I tried to find out what to do, ...
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Skype webcam woes on Ubuntu 12.04

So, my webcam doesn't work on Skype. At all. Tried Cheese, it works there. Here's what I did to try to fix the problem: root@aesculapius:~# lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 17f6:0216 Unicomp, Inc Bus ...
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apport-gtk crashed while answering Skype

Newly installed Skype crashes while receiving audio call with error apport-gtk crashed with Value in _apt_pkg(): package does not exist. Do I need to re-install the Skype or do something else?
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Is there a proven way to make Skype work on Ubuntu 13.10?

Skype stopped working when I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 on my 32-bit laptop. Skype currently has no version for 13.10. Ubuntu 12.10 is the last version supported. Does that mean no more Skype with ...
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Color calibration on Asus F3J, don't have “shared-color-targets”

How to calibrate web camera from my Asus F3J? I try to calibrate but I'm getting a error that says I don't have "shared-color-targets". Please help me because my integrated web camera is up-side-down ...
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how can I repair skype ? sound is not working

I am new to ubuntu ...I managed to install linux by my own and lots of programms as well but still have a problem ...sound on skype doesn't work. I forgot to mention that I have 12.04 LTS on my laptop ...
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Strange icon for Skype in system tray

When I start Skype the following icon appears in the system tray . Skype works fine and also if I click on the icon in the system tray, it is expanded to the full menu as usual. At some random time ...
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C510 camera not working in skype

I have a C510 Logitech camera running 12.04. Looking up the list of cameras, this should just work out of the box, but it does not work in skype. lsusb gives this as the camera: Bus 003 Device 003: ...
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Change Skype's colors to black

I'm curious if there is a way in Ubuntu that I can change Skype's theme to black. I've been looking all over the internet until I finally found this operating system, and I may just download and use ...
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Install nvidia-cuda-toolkit removes a lot of packages - Ubuntu 13.04

My OS is Kubuntu 13.04 64 bits, and when I try to install nvidia-cuda-toolkit (which I really need) the following packages need to be removed: ia32-libs ia32-libs-multiarch:i386 ...
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skype 4.2.0.11 not working with dongle (data card)

I have updated my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. After that i have installed Skype 4.2.0.11. I use dongle (data card) to connect to internet. Whenever i try to connect Skype it showing 'Skype can' connect' ...
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Why do I get terrible audio and green video in skype on 13.04?

Just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my new y510p Lenovo laptop. I believe I download Skype for ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch). I followed the instructions and when I open Skype everything looks fine until I open ...
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Can't fix strange skype noises

I am for a month or so with Ubuntu (running LTS 12.04 version on HP Pavilion dv3-2155mx) and I am getting those weird noises in skype(version 4.2.0.11) voice calls. I tried to follow instructions ...
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Can't install skype wants to remove some skype

I tried purging Skype and reinstalling it it was crashing on my Ubuntu 12 but now I am getting a message when I try to install Skype which says you need to remove the following software to install you ...
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Macbook air 4,1 camera and skype

I have a macbook air 4,1 running raring 13.04 I am trying to use skype to video chat, but when I do, the video seems to cut out after short amounts of time. It seems like the camera has just been ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 high definition screen and Skype

I've installed advanced setting and tried to get the text size with my laptop's high definition screen larger, what I have ended up with is a mix of some large text which does not properly fit onto ...
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V4l error with Skype webcam

I need to use v4l1compat.so with Skype. This used to work, but now running this: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype produces this: ERROR: ld.so: object ...
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Can't find numeric keypad when calling support

Is it just me or there's no numeric keypad feature for the Ubuntu build of Skype 4.2? I'm trying to call a support which asks me to enter an extension. The solutions in the internet don't work. Any ...
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Using motion and skype simultaneously on a single web cam

I use a web cam on /dev/video0 and vloopback.ko module to pass videostream from /dev/video1 to /dev/video2. When I run motion with video_pipe /dev/video1 option in its config file I can see the ...
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Can't see groups in Skype on Ubuntu

I am using Skype on Ubuntu but I do not see groups in which I am registered, all I see is the list of recent groups. How do I see the groups list like I used to see in Windows Skype.
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Weird problem in skype in Ubuntu 12.04

I can make an audio as well as a video call on skype only if I have initiated the call. But when someone else calls me, as soon as I click the accept button, skype crashes. I've installed skype4.2 ...
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Unable to open skype after installing in Ubuntu 13.04 x64

I have a Lenovo Z580 Laptop with Windows 8 & Ubuntu 13.04 (both x64) dual boot. I am unable to open skype, when i click the icon in search (no error/dialog_box shows up ).
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how to make skype polycom device work in Ubuntu

I have skype polycom device, but when I use it in Ubuntu it doesn't work. Can anyone suggest how to make skype polycom device work in Ubuntu.
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internal micropone issues on Lenovo x230

I have a Lenovo x230 running Ubuntu 12.04.3 (and previously 12.04.2). I had been trying to use audacity to record audio from a stream on a website and ever since the internal mic has been ...
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skype desktop wrong resolution Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot find the solution, although I have searched here and Google. I had Skype on my HTPC for a short time in early 2012. At that time I had 10.04 running. I decided to uninstall Skype because the ...
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Pulseaudio problems

I have been using Skype on Ubuntu for a while now, but I just started having this little problem with pulseaudio. Well it's not a big problem but I would like to get it fixed. The problem is when I go ...
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Can't make a video call with skype

I have installed skype (4.2) on my lubuntu and it is working just fine for text chat and voice calls. However, when i try to tap the video icon inside a call, it does nothing. The other side can not ...
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Skype video chat not working

Everytime I start a video chat, the GDM crashes. I happen to have SiS Graphics Card; and managed to the my video working only in VLC using http://ajoliveira.com/ajoliveira/uk/software/xorg.php by a ...
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skype doesn't play or receive any video or sound - ubuntu 12.04

My sound works just fine (well not quite perfectly, since I don't get no sound output or input from the front). The camera also works, it all just doesn't want to work with Skype. As I said, I am ...
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Why isn't skype video call working?

When I use skype 4.2 for ubuntu 12.04, there is a cross on the video sign making a video conference impossible to do. Ive tried everything, logging out, this code that doesn't work. ...
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Webcam issues… Puzzling

Since upgrading to 13.04, my webcam is no longer functioning in Skype. Audio still works, video does not. Issuing the lsusb command in a terminal shows: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 1058:1100 Western ...
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Webcam not found on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

Using cheese/skype on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, my webcam is not found. My last (successfully) use of the webcam with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS dated back to two moths ago. The output of lsusb confirms that the ...