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Decrease skype icon in xubuntu tray

Hello I am using Xubuntu 14.04. And skype in my tray looks like this: In 13.10 icon looks well: Is it possible to decrease size of it? Thanks. Is this problem fixed in 14.10? Could someone ...
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Video display problems Ubuntu on Asus UX305: Skype (and VLC and other programs)

I'd greatly appreciate any help with the following. I have problems with video display, occurring in VLC, SMPlayer and in Skype. For VLC and SMPlayer I have found a workaround, for Skype not. 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 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 pidgin-...
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How to install Skype on 64bit Ubuntu 13.10 (broken dependencies)

I'm sure this is a duplicate candidate, but I have looked at the answer for 64bit 12.10, but it doesn't seem to work for my 13.10 installation. I have enabled 32bit architecture, ie. sudo dpkg --add-...
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Adding Skype Chat in Thunderbird

I would like to set up Skype on my Thunderbird software. However I do not see any way to add Skype. This would be really useful and interesting, particularly for professional purposes. I know it is ...
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How to fix the sound in Skype after starting TeamSpeak 3?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64b. I installed Skype for Linux (4.1 from Skype site for Ubuntu 12.04 multiarch) and then installed TeamSpeak 3 (downloaded, extracted and run ts3client_linux_amd64) My ...
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Why does Skype consume 100% CPU?

Skype (4.0.0.4) consumes on my Zenbook with 12.04 everytime I make a call 100% CPU. Does anybody know what to do?
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Skype shows most contacts as offline

Skype only shows that 2 people in my contacts list are online but when I check on my phone/computer it shows that a lot more are actually online. Also I think this is somehow related but when I open ...
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Error while installing Skype in Ubuntu 15.10

I was trying to install Skype in Ubuntu 15.10. However, I was getting below errors while installing SKype. yasir@adnan:~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Skype CPU Usage High

When I use talking & screen sharing on Skype in Ubuntu-14.04 , my Skype CPU usage is higher than 100 percent.
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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My speaker from camera don't work on skype?

I have download skype on Ubuntu Software Centar and my speaker won't work here a screen shot.Camera works. https://www.dropbox.com/s/0kx72lshuxtq6ol/Screenshot%20from%202016-03-27%2019%3A44%3A12.png?...
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How to quit Skype on 14.04?

How can I quit Skype, including the background process? Is there a better way than using kill? Edit: Is there a workaround that kills the process automatically once I close the window?
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Is there any way to display a small camera window skype for linux

Hi i'd like to know if it was possible to display a small camera window like on the windows version of skype? Thanks a lot.I'm running Ubuntu v15.10x64 Regards
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Cannot Install Skype (The following packages have unmet dependencies)

root@kali:~# apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done skype:i386 is already the newest version. You might want to run 'apt-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS black screen during Skype screen sharing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Chromebook. Whenever I try to capture my screen (gyazo, Skype screen sharing) it turns black. If I switch to ChromeOS and then back, it goes away. A friend confirmed ...
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Soundcard treats my mono mic as a stereo input - and as a result I only get half the volume

I have a Mackie Onyx Blackjack audio interface, which has two mono microphone inputs. Pulseaudio detects the two mono inputs as a stereo input, mapping microphone 1 to the left channel and microphone ...
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how to install camera on ubuntu 14.04

actually I was using camera on windows 7.But now when I installed ubuntu and I want to use skype I am not able to find the camera. which software I should install so that I can avail the facility ...
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Another program wants to use Skype (Skype4Py is trying to connect to Skype)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have successfully (re-)installed Skype 4.3.0.37 following the Ubuntu instructions. Then I installed the skype-wrapper in order to get the Skype icon in the desktop bar. ...
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Bluetooth handsfree device output is crystal clear, but input sends only static

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, and I have an iBuffalo bluetooth (Japanese site) "hands free" headset that I use for Skyping with. It's worked perfectly fine for about the last three or four months I've ...
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skype error “Skype can't connect”

Just installed Ubuntu, and then set up two programs: Chrome, and Skype I installed Skype as follows: set library 32-bit: sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 libdbusmenu-qt2:i386 libqt4-dbus:i386 ...
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Skype has a delay in opening links

I am in a skype chat group which frequently posts links to pics (usually about 10 pics per hour), but whenever I click on one of them, it takes about 45 seconds to 1 min for them to open in my ...
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installed applications (skype) not appearing on dash

I've recently started using Ubuntu and installed Skype from the main site. I'm able to open the app using the terminal but there seams to be no other way to open it. It's not appearing in the dash, ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 15.10

When I install Skype 4.3 on my PC, than it doesn't show who is online and I don't see my contact list. I have Ubuntu 15.10 and definitely I have some errors. I have went trough many pages where is ...
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Skype microphone static?

When I go into my skype options, I can't change the recording program - it just says pulse audio. How can I make it use my mic/fix static? I don't know the cause.
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Skype unmet dependencies & conflict in kubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am having unmet conflicting dependancies. The log is too long to paste here so I have made a pastebin. http://pastie.org/10651012 But these are the most relevant lines: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit :: Skype 4.3 Disappears after Login?

I've tried this commands to install skype 4.3: sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin:i386 skype:i386 cd ~ && rm -r .Skype sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 For 32-bit OS: sudo apt-get update ...
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USB Webcam does not show picture in Skype, but in Cheese it shows

I have a USB Webcam from Trust. with installed and detected driver for Linux does not show picture in Skype, but in Cheese it shows. How to fix the problem, so that the webcam shows picture also in ...
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Skype chat progress is not showing whole history when started

When I start Skype so it always shows up a window that is totally empty when I open a contact I have already written with. I always have to change the setting to From beginning so that I can see the ...
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about Skype : OS Ubuntu 15.04

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and Skype 4.3.0.37 version. Somebody knows why I receive files in Skype as links I try to connect Skype support but They cant help me ! ! ! Anyone Can help me ? And how can ...
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Missing programs in menu`s afther installation?

i use kubuntu 15.10 64bit and afther installing new programs like skype or audacious i cant find their icons in K menu (applications) in multimedia for audacious and internet for skype . What to do to ...
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Strange behavior?

I use Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm faced with some strange issues. I don't know how to explain them, that's why I embed my screen shot for two of the programs damaged. The issue happens on my Skype and ...
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Video freeze on Skype 4.3 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I bought a new Dell XPS 13 pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (mentioning this in case the problem might be related to hardware rather than software). I am new to Linux and all is working fine, ...
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when I open the Skype it only show left menu only. Not show icon top of the taskbar

when I open the Skype it only show left menu only. Not show icon top of the taskbar. No duplicated or any thing. If I click on the close button skype end. It not show on the right side. Now I ...
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Skype weird color theme

After I did a clean install of Skype 4.3 on my new Ubuntu 14.04LTS + XFCE4, I got skype looking "black and white" like that: Skype Black-And-White window I've never seen such Skype color theme before....
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Ubuntu Skype Instant Message and Video Call

When I am on a video call and try to write something, video become minimized and I have to click on it again to see video. How can I write during a video call at the same time? My skype version is 4.3 ...
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Workaround for Skype group video call

I need to make a Skype video group call but it seems the Skype for linux just supports audio on those calls. I tried the Skype for web but apparently it doesn't support Ubuntu neither (for video calls)...
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Integrated Web Camera Driver Missing

I'm trying to set up my laptop's web camera and can't seem to figure out how. I've tried both with cheese and with Skype to open it and no luck. As far as I can tell it's a driver problem; the camera ...
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Can't open webpages while video chatting on Skype

As the title says I can't open any webpages during video chat on Skype. The webpages open just fine when I close the camera. To make it even more strange, everything works as intended while video ...
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Skype incoming video restricted to 4:3 aspect ratio

Incoming Skype video calls to my Windows XP PC display in 16:9. Incoming Skype video calls to my Windows 8 PC display in 16:9. Incoming Skype video calls from the same source only display in 4:3 on my ...
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Errors with sudo apt-get update, starting with Skype installation

Ever since I installed Skype (or I think it is because of Skype), I've been getting errors with sudo apt-get update of the type in Errors with Installing Skype on Ubuntu 14.04. I got to the conclusion ...
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webcam changes the color of video depending to the surrounding light conditions in a weird way

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Thinkpad T410 Whenever I am using video chat clients like Skype or Jitsi the video tends to change its colour depending on the sourrounding light. Outside with the ...
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Skype 4.3: Ubuntu 15.04 64bit cannot install i386 library

uname -m returns x86_64 dpkg --print-foreign-architectures returns i386 dpkg --print-architecture returns amd64 sudo aptitude install skype-bin returns: Note: selecting "skype-bin:i386" instead of ...
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Web cam does not work on Ubuntu 15.04

I have problem with my web cam, it works in Cheese but in any other app, like skype, google+ or simple web cam tester - nope .
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Google hangout not working in Google Chrome browser

I don't use Google hangout for any big purpose. But still I need to know how to use Google hangout in Ubuntu? I know that it is working well just with the browser. I got Google chrome browser ...
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Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image - Take 2

I believe i have the same problem described in this question: Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image I have a Acer Aspire 5612WLMi with Lununtu 15.04 (Kernel 3.19.0-25-lowlatency), the relevant ...
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Skype Input captures Computer Output

So, I have this strange issue with my computer. Whenever I use Skype, Audacity, or any similar program I get this issue where it captures the Output from my computer, if I play Music or DotA or ...
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How to configure multiple skype chat windows in linux

How to position multiple Chat windows on linux at specified position. Suppose I chat with two users at a time. How do I specify the position of multiple window. and how do i grep that particular ...
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How to adjust Skype webcam resolution

I have finally gotten my webcam (philips spc 300nc) working in Skype, and i thought i was all set. But the resolution is to low (176x144) so it zoomz in on the side of my face. I downloaded guvcview ...