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Skype message causes loud noise

Skype is causing a loud buzzing noise whenever I send a message that continues even after I close out of it. After a short time period the noise will change to a different sound but I'm not sure what ...
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Can't restore Skype window

on 13.10, my skype seem to be properly installed, I have the skype icon in the task bar and it starts automlatically after boot. I normally go into the taskbar icon to open my contact window. This ...
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How do I stop Skype from playing my PC audio to my friend? [duplicate]

So I can use Skype perfectly fine. My friends can hear me perfectly. The thing that's wrong is that they can also here my PC. They can, hear themselves, YouTube, games, etc.
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How to install skype in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have trouble installing skype in Ubuntu 13.10. Installing skype through the Software Center gives an error Segmentation fault (core dumped) and after removing skype by using sudo apt-get remove ...
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Unable to launch Skype in Ubuntu 13.10 64bit - Symbol Lookup Error

I installed Skype from the Ubuntu Software Centre. I tried to launch it using the Dash. It didn't work. So, when I try to launch skype from the terminal, it throws the following error: skype: symbol ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 x64 skype [duplicate]

Fresh install ubuntu 13.10 x64: no skype in software center, no mouse speed adjustment... I have tried numerous Terminal tricks, following amatory blogs. P
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Why won't Skype start in 13.10?

I have installed Skype using the Software Center but it won't start - nothing happens when I start it. I already reinstalled without success and I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. And when ...
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Which distribution to choose while downloading Skype from its official site for Ubuntu 13.10?

There is download link for Skype for Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04. I can't find appropriate version for 13.10. I tried from terminal to instal too: sudo apt-get install skype But it says unable to ...
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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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Only skype has no title bar in lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu 13.10. I am facing a problem with Skype, it has no title bar, so I can't move it. Here you can see the screen shot Click for a full-resolution image.
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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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How do I configure sound devices in Skype 4.2 on 12.04 x64?

I got a new PC and installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 to utilize all of the 8GB of RAM and the APU to the max. So far everything works except sound in Skype 4.2. I can't snap the whole ...
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Skype making high pitched noises - Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with Skype in Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to make a call or when any application sound plays, my laptop starts making high pitched noises that won't stop until I quit Skype. Do you have ...
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Cannot find Skype in Software center

I just upgraded mu Linux version on new Ubuntu 13.10. When I was looking for Skype in Software centre, I did not find it.
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Using internal speakers for skype calls with headset plugged in

Is there any way I could make sound come through my system's internal speakers instead of headphones, with headphones inserted as I have to speak through them.
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Skype no sound on Kubuntu 13.10

I just performed a fresh install of Kubuntu 13.10 on my machine. Everything is working great except for Skype. I cannot get any form of audio playback in Skype. In the sound settings panel I get a ...
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1answer
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How can I bring back icons on the notification to the sytem tray area?

I just installed Skype. Now the first thing I noticed is that when I minimized Skype it doesn't show an icon on the system tray. Also, not only Skype, I don't see any minimize programs in Skype. I ...
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Can't find Skype in Ubuntu 13.10? How do I get it? [duplicate]

I can't find Skype listed in Ubuntu 13.10? I couldn't get any of the previous suggestions to work for me. Software center does not have an "Edit" tab or button that I can find. I installed the above ...
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Tried loading Skype and it says I can't

I tried loading Skype and I kept I am told it can't install 'libasound2:i386' not sure whats going on any suggestions?
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Error:Broken Count>0 help? Can't download anything from software center.. Ubuntu 12.04 lts

It says an error occured,please run package manager from right click menu or aptget in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was 'Error: Broken Count>0' This usually means that your ...
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Cannot find Skype in Ubuntu Software Center

I am in need of Skype but, when I upgraded my system to ubuntu, I found that the Skype is not available in Ubuntu Software Center. Even if I download the package from the Skype the Ubuntu Software ...
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I tried to install Skype on 12.04 LTS 64-bit and ended up with a 32 bit kernel. Help?

I tried to install Skype on my 12.04 LTS 64-bit install using the documentation here. Details are below, the TL;DR version is as follows: The Skype install (I think) borked a video driver and ...
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installing skype in ubuntu 13.10

When upgrading ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit), the upgrade tool insisted on removing skype. I'm now trying to get skype reinstalled. When trying from the software center (as suggested by why ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 skype restore hidden icon on notification bar

After upgrading Ubuntu to version 13.10 in the notification bar next to the clock is missing the Skype icon. skype_hidden_icon1 skype_hidden_icon2 how can I restore it? thanks in advance sorry ...
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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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Integrating Skype with Internet DJ Console

I am an internet radio host, and I have been trying to integrate Skype with the Internet DJ Console. Everything I've found on the web regarding this is at least two years old, and not of much use. It ...
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Skype freeze when trying to realize a call

I've installed Skype and it appears to work fine right up until the point where I try to call someone. If I try to video call someone then the program freezes and I have to force quit. I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Skype not working correctly

I have updated my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 which I have believe cause Skype not to working properly. For example on 13.04 it was working OK, it is still working on Windows 8 (so there is nothing wrong ...
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skype crashes, also audio problems 13.10 [closed]

Ive always had problems with skype ususally with audio, trying to keep the usb headphones set correctly. Wha tive found is that when i see the Pulseaudio server in the audio list in Skype, and thats ...
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Skype Video not working 13.04 & 13.10?

I am trying to fix the issue with the video calls. I can check the video from the option menu, it works fine. But it does not work while calling someone. It shows video disabled. How can i fix this ...
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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 get Skype to shut up when signing off

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and I don't want Skype to play a sound file each time I sign on, off, receive a text message, etc. So I made fitting settings in the options menu, and it works for everything except ...
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Reset sound drivers

I fix sound problem of skype with this solution : link! But now is not the sound button in system tray. How to reset the actions of tutorial?
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Unable to use skype on wine

While logging in skype using wine it gives system error code 1814 ; resource name not found
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Thunderbird Chat - Additional Chat Protocols

In Windows I have the chat client Trillian, that supports multiple chat protocols (Facebook, Google+, Skype, AOL, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo and many others). Skype does not need to be installed, just Trillian. ...
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Unable to install skype

I am unable to install Skype. Everytime I get this error: bilal@bilal-HP-ProBook-4520s:~$ sudo dpkg -i getskype-* (Reading database ... 143630 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing ...
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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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Frozen Ubuntu when playin video or Skype webcam config

Hardware: Toshiba Satellite S855D Procesor AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 Operating System: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Problem: When launching videos (.avi) the sound is heard but the ...
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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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Skype in Outlook.com in Ubuntu won't work

I wouldn't normally ask a question like this on AskUbuntu - it's more related to web browsers is what some people might say. But, if you read on, you'll see why I'm asking it on this forum: If I go ...
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Why is Skype is not sending live video?

I am using Lubuntu. When using Skype I can't send video, but I can receive video. What do I have to do to get this working? Does it need any additional driver software?
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Skype animation not working on my ubuntu machine

On my system's skype animation is not working on its symbolys. please help how to enable animation on skype
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64 bit - Ubuntu 13.04 Skype 4.2 can not install [duplicate]

I've been trying to download and install skype 4.2 on my PC for a long time, I have attempted many times but I have failed. The description of my computer is the following: Dual Booting with Windows ...
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Sound not working at all in Skype

I can't get sound to work at all in Skype (version 4.2.0.11). Video works fine, but when I try a test call it just says "Problem with audio playback". I'm running Xubuntu 13.04. There are many many ...
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Using Alt Codes in Skype?

In Skype 4.2.0.11 I can't seem to enter Alt Codes with my setup Compose Key that I enabled under Keyboard Layout, my Compose Key is setup to use Left Win key, but when I try to use it in Skype to type ...
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Cannot install skype. Unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have had repeated issues with installing skype, and have attempted installing other dependencies. However, this one issue persists. This same error message has been repeated over the past three ...
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Internal microphone is not working

Basically I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and have tried a couple of solutions from this forum but no luck yet, I'm currently using Ubuntu 13.04 and I've tried to use the mic on Skype but it just won't work, ...
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add-apt-repository returns “Error: need a repository as argument” when adding a repo

when trying to install skype... $ sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner” Error: need a repository as argument
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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 ...