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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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Skype won't connect on Vivid [duplicate]

I'm on (an upgraded) 64bit Ubuntu 15.04 and am using Skype 4.3.0.37. It had been working fine, but today I couldn't seem to login any more. The load circle keeps going round and round. Internet ...
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skype 4.3 cannot connect to account on ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I have being using Skype for a long time on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. From this morning on, Skype simple cannot connect to my account anymore. That is my Skype version: Skype 4.3.0.37 © 2014 Skype ...
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Is Skype 4.2 still supported on Linux?

I am currently using Skype 4.2 but I cannot sign in to the Skype network. (Internet connection is OK and so is the password). And since I'm using Ubuntu without PulseAudio (it doesn't support my ...
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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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How to install older skype version?

How to install older skype version? Group chats not working in ubuntu,but working in live, and windows current version.
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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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Error with ttf-mscorefonts-installer when installing Skype on Ubuntu 14.04

I got this error after using one of the askubuntu articles to install skype on my ubuntu: Data files for some packages could not be downloaded The following packages requested additional data ...
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Errors with Installing Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I followed the instructions in How to install Skype 4.3?, and I ended up with these errors in my terminal: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to ...
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Uninstalling a program installed from the web [duplicate]

I followed the instructions in How to install Skype 4.3?, and I ended up with these errors in my terminal: W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04, cannot install skype

I tried proposed solutions found here: How do I install Skype? How to install Skype 4.3? and other places, but still no luck. My system was upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype worked fine. Once ...
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Skype-wrapper Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to get to work skype-wrapper on Ubuntu 15.04x64. I followed this steps to install it on Ubuntu 15.04x64. But this don't help me. Can anyone help me with this problem? I'm trying to ...
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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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Skype not get dependency libQtNetwork.so.4

When I try to run skype command it gives me error skype: error while loading shared libraries: libQtNetwork.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory located libQtNetwork.so.4 ...
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Microphone doesn't work!

So, I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then after all Skype. But when I want to talk with someone my microphone actually get high. He is changing from Rear Microphone (that's is version who works) to ...
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How to install Skype

I have downloaded Skype for Ubuntu from official website http://www.skype.com/en/ When I try to open it, file automatically running trough "Ubuntu Software Center". After clicking on install process ...
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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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Error to install skype on Ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and installing skype. I have gone through many forums but no luck! I am getting the following error skype: error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open shared ...
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New Dell Inspiron 3451 system freezing (totally)

My new laptop keeps freezing after random amount of time (1 hour to 1 day). It seems to happen when playing videos (youtube) or skyping. As if it had something to do with graphics or wifi? I can only ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Skype 4.3 volume too low

The Skype volume on my internal speaker was fine for a while but suddenly went very low. It is still usable but only in a quite room. The only internal Skype sound settings is "sound devices" where ...
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Allowing multiple programmes to access /dev/video0 simultaneously?

I've just recently noticed that video from my webcam does not always work in a programme, so long as something else is accessing it. Let's explain this with some usage examples: I'm running uTox (a ...
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How to get skype window/indicator back

On Ubuntu 12.04 Older version of skype, I used to get indicator on top right and I could activate skype by clicking appropriate items. With newer skype version (4.3.0.37), I don't get indicator/icon....
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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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Installation of Skype for Ubuntu 14.04 x64 with Terminal

I'm new to Ubuntu and try to install the latest version of Skype from terminal windows. Can anybody help me please, How to do this?
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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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Skype Not installing in ubuntu 12.XX [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch) 64-bit. I need to install skype but not able to install. I get the error. Screen shot attached. Also how can i update to Ubuntu 14.XX - 64-bit?
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Why Skype doesn't let me log in via MS acc. on Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and loaded Skype from official site. Then went through some instructions on this site. It works only on my Skype account and when I try to log in via MS account ...
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Skype 4.3.0.37-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 Periodically Freezes Ubuntu GNOME and Budgie Desktops

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 with GNOME 3.14.4-0ubuntu1 installed. Skype is version 4.3.0.37-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 From time to time, whenever I have a network change or network restart (which happens a ...
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Can't install Skype or update in Kubuntu 15.04

I am rather new to Linux, so I figured I would start "easy" with Kubuntu. My issue was immediate that Skype would not install. It is not in Muon Discover (software center) and adding the repo to ...
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Skype not showing in Unity panel [duplicate]

I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch) version of Skype from the official Skype website, and yet when I launch it, I cannot see the little Skype icon in the Unity Panel as I have seen it on ...
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Skype Breaks Pulse & Bumblebee, badly. Awesome. 15.04

Installing skype from the partner repositories. Try to start Skype. It fails. Search online. Find this person with the same error message: Error loading libGL.so.1 and https://help.ubuntu.com/...
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Skype issue with Ubuntu 14.04

For some days now I have a problem with Skype. It just didn't launch at all, even when I was logged in. So I removed it and now I want to install it again but, after having followed all the steps, ...
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sudo apt-get update not working Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I put in the command sudo apt-get update It returns: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com vivid InRelease Get:1 http://security.ubuntu....
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how to reset ubuntu OS 15.04 to default?

I've recently intalled Ubuntu 15.04 but skype is not properly working (i'd tried https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SkypeTroubleshooting ) and all of sudden audio is in mute mode . Everytime i'll set ...
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No Skype tray icon in Ubuntu 15.04

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 and skype (4.3.0.37) I cannot get Skype indicator to appear in tray I've tried doing this: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/fix-for-skypepidgin-icon-missing-from-ubuntu-15-...
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Is Skype in partener repository the same as from website?

I have noticed that in the partner repository that there is a package called skype, is this the same package that you get from the Skype website? And is it managed by Microsoft too? Or is there any ...
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Open image sent via Skype in the image tool directly?

Right now, Ubuntu does not support displaying images in Skype, but we see the link instead As we cannot change this, is there a way that I click on the link and the local image app opens instead of ...
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Skype notifications not turning off

I installed Skype in Ubuntu 14.04, and attempted to turn off the annoying online/offline notifications by unchecking "Enable Event" for "Skype Login" and "Skype Logout" in the Notifications menu of ...
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Skype's incoming connection port suddenly changed

I have done plenty of fresh installs etc, and my Skype port has always stayed the same, but suddenly today I noticed that it had changed to another port, so I went into the settings and changed it ...
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Skype can't connect via built-in 4G mobile broadband modem

When I'm using my laptops built-in mobile broadband modem, skype cannot connect. Additional symptom: After signing out of skype, I cannot sign in again. (Sign in works fine on wifi) Everything ...
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Problem with headset communication

Can I use headset only for communication with skype? I want to hear skype on headphones, but other sounds (youtube for example) on speakers. Is this possible?
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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Anyone know of a good IRC client that can transfer files and display images?

I'm sick of Skype 4.3 with it's slow speeds and major incompatibilities along with it's malicious reputation. I'd like to switch to an IRC, but XChat is just too plain in comparison... MIRC ...
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Is there a way to get “Bettter” Skype?

I am new to linux and I am a previous windows user. I dont like the Skype 4.x layout/look. Is there a way I can use a newer version of Skype without using a VM? I have already tried using VM's. ...
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Broadcast Skype and USB return in same time

I'm using butt http://butt.sourceforge.net/ for broadcast audio, from a MP3 player and my micro - plugged into my Behringer mixer. In Skype, all is good and my contacts hear my mic and sounds. And ...
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Unmet dependencies after skype

I tried install Skype from deb-file, downloaded from Skype.com on my fresh Ubuntu 14.04. This attepmt caused an error: ... skype depends on libasound2-plugins. dpkg: error processing package skype ...