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

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Deleted elements that I don't know

In order to install a new version of Skype, I did sudo apt-get -force remove skype sudo apt-get autoremove This deleted lots of elements on my laptop and I don't know if they are important. Can ...
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No sound on Skype

I use Skype for Ubuntu, but there is a problem: I cannot send and receive sound. When I open the Skype's options window in the sound and microphone devices it says that in all I use a "virtual ...
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Deleted ~/.Skype but chat history persists [duplicate]

The title says it all; I deleted the ~/.Skype dir, restarted Skype, agreed to the T&Cs and added my sign-in information, yet my chat history still remains whenever I click any contact I have ...
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Package skype is not available [duplicate]

I am trying to install skype on ubuntu 14.04 gnome but it gives me "package skype has no installation candidate"
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Getting error while trying to login to skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine since long. i upgrade the skype from 4.2 to 4.3 and successfully installed after that when i login to skype able to successfully login to skype but skype ...
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How to upgrade skype from 4.2 to 4.3 [duplicate]

I installed skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb from the skype website, but when I start Skype, it is still 4.2, not 4.3. I've tried sudo apt-get remove skype, then installing it, but it didn't ...
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Webcam issues on Lenovo Ideapad Y510 (Ubuntu 14.04)

Skype an Google Hangouts seem to be unable to use my build-in webcam on IdeaPad Y510. In Skype it just does not show me the option to start video conversation. But when I am going to Skype -> Options ...
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Skype shows “Virtual device” for Microphone, speakers and ringing

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Skype 4.03.0.37. my audio devices are working fine but when I make Skype calls I can't hear the other person neither they can hear me. when I checked Skype audio settings ...
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Skype “can't connect” on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 32bit. Since a couple of days Skype doesn't work anymore: "Skype can't connect". It is Skype version 4.2. I know there have been other posts regarding this problem. Here it ...
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What's the issue with one specific valid account in accessing skype?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm using Skype 4.3 for Linux. Whenever I log into skype with one valid specific account credentials the Skype window disappears after I log-in. To verify the issue, I ...
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Change skype text alignment when language changes

I know Skype for Linux isn't the same as Skype for Windows. In Windows, if I change the language to Hebrew, it changes the text alignment to "right to left" as it should and it's all fine. I recently ...
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How to get rid off the Skype error “Skype can't connect.” on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine since long. I installed "Skype 4.2 for Linux". It was working fine till yesterday night. But today when I tried to log-in to skype I'm not able to do it. An ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS: problem with Skype [duplicate]

eventually I have made the decision to get rid of windows and go for ubuntu!! I had been thinking to do so for long time, but I was keeping putting it off. So, I am excited, but I have also started to ...
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Skype has stopped working on Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1

This is what Skype displays when I try to connect. I've tried reinstalling, but still no fix. When I sign in on my mobile phone it works, so I know it's an issue affecting only the desktop version.
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Skype doesn't work anymore

Today I got an update to Skype 4.3. I was really happy to see that and I immediately update it from 4.2 through software update program (default in Ubuntu). After the update I tried to start Skype but ...
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Unable to see Recent Chats in skype 4.3

After upgrading to latest version (4.3.0.37) the skype no longer showing Recent chats. It is showing a small black box as shown in the bellow pic instead of chat list. If I downgrade the version, I ...
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new skype will not install in lucid due to dependency on libqt4-network 4:4.8.0

today I was not able to log into skype in lucid as the newest version of skype is now required. Running the deb package gives a dependency error that libqt4-network 4:4.8.0 is required. Lucid ...
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Skype can't connect

After I restarted my computer to finish a upgrade, I could not log in at Skype anymore. It only shows the message: Skype can't connect. If I try web version it works. I'm using Skype 4.2.
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Webcam Video Driver

My Somikon webcam doesn't get noticed by Cheese, Skype or VLC. lsusb gives me: Bus 003 Device 003: ID 0ac8:3420 Z-Star Microelectronics Corp. Venus USB2.0 Camera Cheese just doesn't find it like ...
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skype 4.3.0.37 typing is slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed the latest skype from their website 4.3.0.37 , on my ubuntu laptop, (14.04) LTS. (from the debian package skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb) and after a couple days, it ...
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Webcam isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 x64(Lenovo G510, intel i5) but cheese is not working, nor skype. The first thing I did was sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` I then tried to ...
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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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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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Skype 4.2 won't launch on Lenovo y510p Ubuntu 14.04

I try and install skype 4.2 from the Synaptic package center and it says installed but when i try to run it nothing happens. I've tried both the Skype:i386 and the regular Skype with the binary files ...
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why skype installs only older version on ubuntu 12.04?

I installed skype and its working fine except that its an odl version and dont have option for video call at all. Also tried to update but when it opens to install it offers to install older version. ...
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Error msg installing and updating Skype in Ubuntu 14.04

Problem Solved! Thanks! I get an error msg when I try to install Skype. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty/partner i386 Packages ...
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problem with skype installation

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. While installing skype an error message is shown as cannot install libqtgui4:i386 I am using Linux for the first time. Kindly help
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How to bridge skype and empathy in ubuntu 14.04

Can some one help me to bridge between empathy and skype? I followed every post from here and google. But it's not working. There is no option for skype in gnome-account. I have installed ...
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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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Skype: show previously hidden chat; show text in recent chats

In the chat window (Skype > Recent Chats) I have the list of contacts and groups that I've been in touch with recently. I have right-clicked on one of the chat groups which wasn't saved to my ...
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Integrated Webcam Stopped Working Ubuntu 14.04

I've been on Ubuntu 14 for maybe 2 months. When I first installed it I was on unity until I switched to gnome, and then I removed unity, lightdm, and gnome and now I use i3wm. My built in webcam ...
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Problem in skype

I use Skype on my computer and when I try to call my friend so we can CoOp on MineCraft I have the problem of not being able to hear him and he is unable to hear me. I am using the Skype that is from ...
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Viruses in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

My Ubuntu 14.04 system has been hit by a virus, I am 100% sure this is a virus, let me tell you what happened. So, I was playing Minecraft in my desktop with some friends on Skype, then my Skype logs ...
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Skype doesn't see my webcam

I've got Logitech C270 (/dev/video0) that is seen by Cheese in Xubuntu 14.04, but Skype doesn't recognize it. What can I do? Should I blame my apparmor profile?
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Skype 4.3 in repositories

Why is not the recent Skype version 4.3 for Linux available in the partner repository? When will it come there? As far as I know, software installation via repositories is preferred over installation ...
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Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats sub-menu is not visible on Skype AppIndicator

Each time I move my mouse point to Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats on Skype AppIndicator, it did not appear any sub-menu. I just see a dim patch in there. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.3 I ...
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Sound morphing software

I need real-time sound morphing software for linux, but I can't find anything. Something ib Ubuntu software center didn't started, and astersk-voicechanger is uninstallable. In windows there is a ...
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Ubuntu Skype Remove Previows ID

I am very new in Ubuntu. When I installed Skype I used an old Id but I have a newer one that is exactly the same as my hotmail email. Every time I open the skype it is opened with older Id but I would ...
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Trouble installing apache2 on ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When I try to install apache2 sudo apt-get install apache2 I get this error. I suspect this has something to do with trying to install Skype 32-bit on my 64-bit system. Why is it trying to tell me ...
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Stop Skype from launching on startup? (Xubuntu)

Skype keeps starting at startup without my permission. I don't want it to start minimised, there's already a solution for that, I want it not to start. But there isn't a single setting in Skype's ...
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sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ not woking

I'm trying to skype on ubuntu 14.04, but when I type: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ It says ...
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Can't install skype [duplicate]

Hiii, I want to ask you something: I can't install skype, I tried with the terminal (after all was done, I could not find skype), the with software center, and when I click install, after some time it ...
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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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Skype and qjackctl

I have Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and qjackctl with guitarx works just fine, but for some reason I can't get qjackctl to function when skype is running. The moment I am in a skype call it's like qjackctl ...
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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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How to install Skype 4.3?

Skype 4.3 is just released with considerable improvements. As a regular Skype user I want to use the latest Skype on my Ubuntu 14.04, but there is no updates from Update Manager. Even in Skype website ...
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Anyway to use Skype in AppArmor?

Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.2 installed. I've set up AppArmor using the Skype AppArmor profile from this wiki. When I use AppArmor with Skype, it has no audio. Is anyone using AppArmor successfully with ...
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Skype client's (group) chat not working

Ubuntu 13.10, Skype client 4.2.0.13 When installed the Skype client first it worked as expected (5 months ago). But for around two weeks I can't see some group chats (some I can see others I can't!) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, problem installing package skype: i386

I have some problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I can get both wireless and wired Internet with it. It is also very slow to start. When I performed any actions like update, upgrade or install, it will show ...
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Where can I find an older Ubuntu version of Skype that still works with alsa?

Since version 4.3 of Skype, alsa is no longer supported in favour of pulseaudio. I need alsa because several USB webcams are known not to work with pulseaudio. Where can I download the last Ubuntu ...