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Ubuntu 12.10 new Launcher Icons don't launch

In the last week I upgrade Skype and installed MATLAB and neither of their launcher icons seem to work. They will flash as if they are trying to load the program but after a few seconds go back to ...
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skype does not see logitech pro 9000 - ubuntu 12.04

This camera works fine with cheese, but while it appears as the USB device skype recognizes, there is no video shown. This post and others mention libv4l-0. apt-get install libv4l-0 reports that ...
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Disable file transferring through Skype in Ubuntu

I want to disable file transferring option in Skype in a computer that is running Ubuntu 11.10. The files can be leaked and I was ordered to maintain security and disable file transfer through Skype. ...
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Skype disconnects my wireless

skype 64 bit disconnects my wireless connection when I start it, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 lts Any suggestions Thanks
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Webcam problem in Skype

Webcam doesn't work in my Skype. I click to webcam button, but webcam doesn't start. How can I fix it?
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Problem with sound in Skype: Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad e530

Having problems with sound in Skype in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. The laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad e530. Have tried various combinations in Skype-settings, but I'm not able to make a call as 'sound ...
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Sound in a audio conversation on skype?

I just instaled ubuntu and downloaded skype 4.0. Skype is working fine except there is no sound coming from my speakers or headphones. When I go to options: sounds I see a bounch of choices for ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 wth Kernel 3.6.7 does not have Video on Skype

I have compiled newest stable Kernel for my Lubuntu 12.10 and I am wondering, why I have no video while I am phoning with Skype. In settings of Skype I could setup the microfon of my Microsoft Webcam ...
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Skype causing update problems

I'm a total noob. I updated Skype from the latest version available on the Skype website. Now I get the following error every time I try to run software updater: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How can I start Skype in invisible mode (from command line) regarless of how I logged out?

Usually Skype for Ubuntu stars in the same online mode (Online, Away, DnD, Invisible) that you left it. Is there a command-line option or a Skype public API hack to start Skype for Ubuntu in invisible ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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 and Microphone in 14.04

I have done everything under the sun, the Web cam is detected and the mic with the Web Cam also but Skype does not give any options or drop down to select the web cam, very frustrating, the system is ...
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Skype and 14.04, get to the main window directly

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I'm currently going through all the things the upgrade messed up (themes, icons, menus, ...). One of the last things I'd like to fix is the Skype icon ...
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Skype on my laptop not working

Skype on my Ubuntu laptop is not working. It is signing in, then a small window comes up, then closes, and it crashes every time. Output of uname -a: Linux Vostro-2520 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu ...
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restore audio in skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit + cinnamon 2.0.14

I just noticed that my audio is no longer working in the newest version of skype (4.3) (I got the "error" 'virtual device' for microphone speakers, and ringing). I understood that the problem might ...
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Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image

I have a problem with this webcam (ID - 046d:0892, driver gspca) on Acer Travelmate 8200 with Ubuntu 14.04. When using cheese or skype with preloaded v4l1compat.so library, it has bad image - it has ...
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webcam doesn't work when initiate a group call skype

I have a problem with my webcam when I'm using conference call / group call in skype. The webcam just does not work. Can anyone help me?
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Can't open Skype or Steam (error with libxcb-dri3.so.0 and libxshmfence.so.1)

So I recently couldn't load up my desktop and after I fixed that by reinstalling unity I cant load up Skype or steam anymore! When I try opening skype from terminal I get the following error: 'Skype: ...
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Why won't the Ubuntu Software Center work?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and the software center won't work. I've used the steps on http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Skype-Using-Terminal-on-Ubuntu, which is great, but ever since I got the package ...
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Microphone only works on sound recorder, not even on settings - Ubuntu 12.04.4

I have a problem. I got an Acer ZG5 netbook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 installed and fully updated. I installed Skype and I discovered that the microphone is not working. I immediately went to sound settings ...
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how to record sound via headphone in audacity

i have tried recording sound via headphone but i cant get it done not only that but while using skype my voice is not audible to the person whom i am talking but i can hear his voice i think it is ...
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Why is my eyetoy usb camera not working on skype?

I've tried various threads and nothing seems to work properly. For some reason it works on cheese but not skype, so I have no idea what's going on there.
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Skype mini video display similar to Windows on minimizing

In Windows Skype has a feature that when you minimize it while you on a video call, you get a mini video display of the other person. But on Ubuntu I don't have this feature. Is there an option or a ...
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skype V4L2UCP webcam ubuntu 14.04lts 64 bit

How do i setup V4L2UCP to permanently fix the saturation for the webcam in Skype 4.2 for my Asus N73SV laptop running Ubuntu 14.04lts 64bit fully updated. When i run V4L2UCP and reset saturation to ...
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'Enable/Disable UPnP' tick box in Skype is'nt there

On Ubuntu I have installed Skype. I wan't to get the UPnP tick box to appear so that I can disable it on Skype. I think that UPnP might be causing my Skype some problems if it's on. How do I disable ...
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Lost calls history in Skype for Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed this installation and I wonder why Skype keeps showing that I have got some "lost calls" - the little number on top of the icon. Even though I manually "Delete event" by right ...
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How to set up Skype on a HiDPI system?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Retina MacBook Pro. Everything works great, and the HiDPI is great in most apps. However, Skype is one app that doesn't scale properly. Is there any way to fix ...
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Camera upside down in Skype 4.2 nothing works [Ubuntu 12.01] [Skype 4.2] [Asus F3Sa]

I spent hours trying to fix this but nothing worked. I gave it a new shot today but failed. My camera works perfectly fine if I test it in system settings -> Hardware. The problem is skype. First I ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Skype problem with autio playback

For what ever strange reason i cant get skype to work.I got it installed but when i go to call someone it says problem with audio playback .My speakers seem to work fine i can watch youtube videos and ...
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Installation of libjack0 package requests removal of skype

MuseScore requires libjack0 when I compile it. libjack0 requires the removal of skype and other programs (for example bitwig-studio) which rely on it. Is there a way to have both packages installed?
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Ubuntu 13.10 software center pretending to install

I'm rather new to Ubuntu, but I'm not afraid of the command line. I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, and when I tried to install chrome or skype the software centre goes through all the motions ...
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Skype won't start in Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Kubuntu desktop next to Ubuntu 13.10 (Still new at these things). In the process I lost Skype and can't find a way to recover it. It won't run in either desktop. I have already tried ...
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Group video calling with 32 or 64 bit 12.04. Skype 4.2.0.13 Cannot send my video to group

I upgraded my skype account to premium to test group calling as I am unable to display my video on group calls using linux. Total failure so far. I can connect across my own network but cannot ...
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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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Video not found skype

I just install skype 4.2 and I have ubuntu 13.10 The button for video call is just not there. My webcam is working fine when outside of skype What can I do to make video call with skype?
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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. ...