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Skype on 13.10 32 bit, mic not working

I am trying to get skype working, I'm currently running kubuntu 13.10. I can't get the mic to work during the test call. I start up the test call. Listen to the nice lady. Wait for the beep. Talk ...
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Skype webcam woes on Ubuntu 12.04

So, my webcam doesn't work on Skype. At all. Tried Cheese, it works there. Here's what I did to try to fix the problem: root@aesculapius:~# lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 17f6:0216 Unicomp, Inc Bus ...
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Skype port: open or closed?

both Ubuntu 12.04 sudo Netstat,sudo ufw status, and my firewall gfw assure me that my port at skype is open and listened to but the free port scanners on the internet all show it not open what gives? ...
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Pressing back space inputs characters

So recently I just installed Ubuntu 13.04, and I have serious problems with Skype. So first of all and that worries me most is that after some time I can't write in chats. For example, if I'm ...
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Getting error while trying to install skype in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to install skype in Ubuntu 12.04 and getting this error while doing so E: The package skype:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. I had followed steps ...
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Is there a proven way to make Skype work on Ubuntu 13.10?

Skype stopped working when I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 on my 32-bit laptop. Skype currently has no version for 13.10. Ubuntu 12.10 is the last version supported. Does that mean no more Skype with ...
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Microsoft Skype quit permanently for linux? Skype is not working on Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04, 13.10 [duplicate]

Except this last Skype, https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B615bolUUtVBMmlPem1DWHlwMmM/edit?pli=1 There is no other Skype working in Ubuntu. Where to get Skype for 13.10 - 64-bit? ...
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what do I do about malformed line 57 [duplicate]

my skype crashed i tried to uninstall/re-install it through the software center but then that crashed.... I was told that line 57 is malformed in source.list. The source list could not be read I am ...
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Color calibration on Asus F3J, don't have “shared-color-targets”

How to calibrate web camera from my Asus F3J? I try to calibrate but I'm getting a error that says I don't have "shared-color-targets". Please help me because my integrated web camera is up-side-down ...
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how can I repair skype ? sound is not working

I am new to ubuntu ...I managed to install linux by my own and lots of programms as well but still have a problem ...sound on skype doesn't work. I forgot to mention that I have 12.04 LTS on my laptop ...
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Can't hear people on skype

Since I installed Ubuntu it has been wonderful and im a noob with it but there is just one issue. I Can't hear over Skype im wondering if there’s a fix Thanks in advance Skype Sound Panel - ...
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Skype on HP ENVY m6 Sleekbook has no sound

There is no sound with Skype on my new HP ENVY m6 Sleekbook. I tried all permutations and options offered. No luck. This makes Skype unusable with UBUNTU and UBUNTU not as attractive to use as it ...
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skype sond not working properly [duplicate]

I've been using skype on ubuntu 13,04 for some time now and just updated to ubuntu 13.10, now I can still use skype but sound buggs. when I start skype it works fine, I do the sound test on skype and ...
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ubuntu 12.04 skype messages don't deliver

I've downloaded Skype from the official website, and opened it with Ubuntu-Software-Center, but later I tried to send messages but it doesn't deliver any suggestions!
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How can I “uncrackle” my microphone input under pulseaudio (alsa-only works)

When trying to talk on skype or record sound in audacity, the built-in microphone has a lot of crackling interferences, rendering input intelligible. When running audacity with pasuspender -- ...
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Sound problem in Kubuntu 13.10

I have a sound problem on Kubuntu 13.10 which I find rather annoying. The problem comes in two stages. By default, I cannot listen to skype. So, following a suggestion similar to this one, I added ...
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Skype and Google+ on Ubuntu 13.10

I am thinking about installing Ubuntu 13.10 in my computer, but I am afraid because I must use vídeo chat with Skype... I've seen few pictures of someone's image using Skype, but does it really work ...
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Strange icon for Skype in system tray

When I start Skype the following icon appears in the system tray . Skype works fine and also if I click on the icon in the system tray, it is expanded to the full menu as usual. At some random time ...
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C510 camera not working in skype

I have a C510 Logitech camera running 12.04. Looking up the list of cameras, this should just work out of the box, but it does not work in skype. lsusb gives this as the camera: Bus 003 Device 003: ...
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Skype doesn't launch after NVIDIA driver installation [closed]

I just installed NVIDEA drivers and found that Skype doesn't launch. I tried several solutions that I found here (like that), but no one helped. So, that's what I see if I try to launch Skype from ...
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Skype problems (Strange noises, and mic not working)

I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my HP Compaq Pro 6305. After installing a few of my most used applications, I went and installed Skype. I logged in and tried to test the ...
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How to install skype on ubuntu 13.10 64-bit? [duplicate]

Since there is no skype package in default repo, how can I install skype in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy 64-bit ?
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Problem with audio playback with Skype [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio. When I'm trying to call on Skype, it is showing me Problem with audio playback. and the call gets disconnected automatically.
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How to fix my sound issues with skype?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a Lenovo Laptop, together with skype 4.2.0.11. When I use skype I can have different behavior: Microphone and Speakers work (i.e. sound in and sound out) Only ...
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Skype doesn't launch

When I installed Skype that week, skype worked great only that you couldn't launch it twice during a session, if I closed skype, to re-open I had to restart my computer, after a few days Skype blacked ...
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Change Skype's colors to black

I'm curious if there is a way in Ubuntu that I can change Skype's theme to black. I've been looking all over the internet until I finally found this operating system, and I may just download and use ...
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Installing skype on 64-bit breaks on dpkg --add-architecture i386

It is supposed to be easy process: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Software Installation [closed]

I want to install software on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine given below:- LAMP Server Skype From where I download and install these software by using terminal
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Skype login can not be executed on ubuntu 13.10

I got ubuntu 13.10 release a couple of days back, and there is some bugs like allways with every new distro version after realisation. But anyway, that bugs are not really any problem or something ...
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How to clear Skype chat history?

It seems that in the Window version of Skype, there is an option to clear chat history. It is supposed to be Tools > Options > IM & SMS > Clear history button but effectively nothing ...
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Trouble with Skype new version

I had been using Skype successfully for some time. My old laptop needed to replace and when it came I downloaded Skype and used it once with good effect. I went to use it last night and found the ...
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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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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?