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

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Skype not responding to Ubuntu

I'm having problems downloading Skye to Ubuntu that my sister's husband installed on my Acer Aspire One computer. The Acer once had Windows 7 on it with 1 GB DDR3 Memory, and I was wondering if Ubuntu ...
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Videocalling in Ubuntu

I want to make video calls in Ubuntu. Facebook doesn't seem to work, so I thought I'd download and install skype from its page. Is there any risk? Thanks.
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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.
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Skype 4.2 shows incorrect time of contacts at Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Skype 4.2 in my Ubuntu 14.04 system. I am facing a problem at the Skype. When I see other contacts time in the chat window or at their profile, it shows wrong time. It calculates the time ...
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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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webcam flipped aka v4l1compat.so troubles

So since I installed 14.04 an old issue re-arises: In cheese my webcam works fine, in skype its upside down. Before you could fix that by: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype but now ...
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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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Lubuntu to provide menu access to Skype for alternate users

I have installed Skype on Lubuntu 14.04 using the owner account. The owner can invoke it through the menu selections Internet > Skype. The kids account can run Skype by selecting Run and typing ...
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Skype logout (pc logout) when activating the user interface

I have a problem with my skype (version 4.2.0.11) , when I open it I instantly logout from computer. I tried to remove (also remove it by using --purge) and reinstall from terminal however same ...
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Recording skype

I have SimpleScreenRecorder,but it doesn't record skype(like fraps or other screen recorders like that). Do you know any screen recorder witch record skype(excuse my english)?
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Screen tuns off during skype video conversation

Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 in EFI mode. During skype video conversation screen turns off when, it reaches it value set in "Brightness and Lock" -> "Turn off screen when inactive for" . Is there any ...
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How to take screenshot of the current video frame in Skype?

I want to take a screenshot of only the video part that I am looking at and not the whole screen. It is possible in the Windows version of Skype, where we can just click the "Take a picture" button ...
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Pulseaudio CPU load after Skype starts during session restoring

I have Kubuntu 14.04 upgraded from 12.04. If Skype starts up with system automaticly, by previous session restoring, the pulseaudio loads one core of CPU. But when I restart the Skype, everything is ...
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How do I change the default file manager for opening downloads in Skype?

In Skype on Ubuntu, you can click a little folder icon next to a download to open the directory containing the download: When I click the folder icon, the folder is always opened in Nautilus? How ...
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Audio problems with Skype under 14.04, that did not exist under 12.04 LTS

I've installed Skype under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS directly from the Skype website and never had any problems. Since I upgraded to 14.04 the Audio Capture does not work any longer. I followed the answers ...
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problem running Skype on Trusty Tahr (64 bits)

I have successfully installed Skype using Ubuntu Software Center. When I tried running from command line, I received the following error message: $ skype skype: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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How to install skype on ubuntu 12.04 64bit [duplicate]

I tried sudo apt-get install skype and it shows Unable to locate package skype How should I install it ?
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Installing software for older versions of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (64 bit), and I wanted to install Skype. But Skype does not have a download for version 14.04. http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-computer/ ...
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Skype and dropbox installation problems and Nvidia problems

hi guys i recently installed the new LTS OF Ubuntu ( 14.04) and i am having problems installing Skype and Dropbox. I am downloading the files from the official website . Also it seems that the this ...
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Changing the number of items in the “drop-down” Skype from panel

I have installed Skype (from the official site) on the Xubuntu 14.04. The problem is that there are only a few items (like in the image http://i60.tinypic.com/10fqji1.png) when I click on the Skype ...
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Skype/14.04: no sound output in conversations

I installed Skype 4.2 via PPA on my fresh 14.04 system. Skype itself makes notification sounds (though distorted), but when I am in a conversation, I receive neither sound, nor video. I tested it ...
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skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXv.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried the suggestions in the following post: skype: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory and ...
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Skype crashes in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have problem with Skype in Ubuntu 14.04 Probably it has something to do with this bug I have installed skype in ubuntu 14.04 and when I use my logitech webcam for a video call, ubuntu freezes and I ...
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skype installation in ubuntu12.04

if i installed error is showing.. varmuk@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb [sudo] password for varmuk: dpkg: error processing skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb ...
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Application store problem

I have recently installed ubuntu, so I am kind of trying to improve on my existing knowledge; I know Application store is supposedly the central hub for downloading applications but there is a problem ...
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Skype-wrapper cannot be installed in Trusty [duplicate]

I have a fresh, brand new installation of Trusty. Unfortunately I am unable to install skype-wrapper: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have equested an impossible ...
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How to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

I am trying to install skype in xubuntu 14.04 64bit from here. I tried ubuntu 10.04 32bit and ubuntu 12.04(multiarch). In xubuntu 14.04 64bit for both cases it is showing broken package message. Could ...
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Can't install skype in 14.04 64-bit (Solved) [duplicate]

I have a problem with installing skype in my fresh new Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, Using Ubuntu Software Center Solution: In Software & Updates set Download from: Main Server Download skype and install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Microphone Static

I haven't found any other askubuntu questions that I'm actually looking for.. So, every time I use my internal microphone, whether its during a Skype call or when I'm testing it on the ...
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WebCam doesn't work - Ubuntu 14.04 - Dell Inspiron 14 3421 [closed]

When I open Cheese on terminal - this happend: prtiago@dell:~$ cheese (cheese:14809): Clutter-WARNING **: Whoever translated default:LTR did so wrongly. ** Message: cheese-application.vala:291: ...
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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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SKYPE install deleted folders

I removed folders accidently from skype manually, now if im trying to install by sudo apt-get install skype it is actually installing but I dont have an icon to run it any ideas?
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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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Skype and other apps on XUbuntu 13.10 64bits

Please, read carefully before marking this as duplicate, I've spent a lot of time looking for a solution to this problem, here and googling, also on XUbuntu irc channel, but I can't find a fix jet. ...
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How to fix webcam quality in skype

I Skype Call a XYZ person, the person i am talking is not able to see my clear video. It's very dull & black. How can i fix it? The video quality is to bad. I also referred to this ...
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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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View Network Traffic

I've found a few programs that report network traffic, to which IPs communications are with and a few more details. Is there any way to see details of these packets? Specifically I want to view the ...
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Skype not opening on Kubuntu 12.04

Every time I go to launch Skype it'll make it look like it's loading but then no windows pop up. I think I've installed right because when I search for it the icon will come up. Is there a way to fix ...
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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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tough time installing skype on ubuntu 12.10 64bit [duplicate]

system is all upgraded using sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get clean then sudo apt-get install skype followed by the result ...
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Can I Use Ubuntu Server As A Desktop?

an older relative of mine still has Windows XP. The hardware is ok for XP, but definetively too weak for Windows 7. Also, I think, Ubuntu would be a nice OS for him to work with, since it's easy and ...
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Cannot open programs/ run downloads

So I'm not too familiar with Linux and I began to use Ubuntu to get familiar with it, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and this problem began occurring when my tower fell over last night. I used to be able to ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 13 [duplicate]

I'm not an ubuntu expert but when trying to install skype though terminal I receive this error message: stardust@stardust:~$ sudo apt-get install skype [sudo] password for stardust: Reading package ...
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Skype cannot find libsqlite3.so.0

Skype fails to run: $ skype skype: error while loading shared libraries: libsqlite3.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I tried reinstalling Skype (apt-get remove then ...
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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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Sterio Mix in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been wondering if in Ubuntu, I can "spoof" another microphone that is actually the Speakers and the Microphone fused together. My audio card supports this. What I mean is, for example, If i'm on ...
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unable to change 64bit architecture to 32 bit architecture while using dpkg command

i am using ubuntu 12.04 64 bit architecture. i want to install skype in order to do this first i need to convert 64 to 32 bit architecture.. so i type the command sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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How to change avatar in Skype?

I've installed Skype on my Ubuntu by doing this: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype I've ...
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Microphone Not working 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Turtle Beach Z1 Headset. The sound works perfectly only when I use the setting Analog Input 4.0, but the microphone won't show up on skype or anything I use. When I try to set it using skype, ...