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Skype 4.2 won't launch on Lenovo y510p Ubuntu 14.04

I try and install skype 4.2 from the Synaptic package center and it says installed but when i try to run it nothing happens. I've tried both the Skype:i386 and the regular Skype with the binary files ...
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why skype installs only older version on ubuntu 12.04?

I installed skype and its working fine except that its an odl version and dont have option for video call at all. Also tried to update but when it opens to install it offers to install older version. ...
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Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image

I have a problem with this webcam (ID - 046d:0892, driver gspca) on Acer Travelmate 8200 with Ubuntu 14.04. When using cheese or skype with preloaded v4l1compat.so library, it has bad image - it has ...
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Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats sub-menu is not visible on Skype AppIndicator

Each time I move my mouse point to Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats on Skype AppIndicator, it did not appear any sub-menu. I just see a dim patch in there. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.3 I ...
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Skype and steam will not run at the same time

Every time I launch steam, it crashes Skype. It claims Unable to sign in due to a disk I/O error, try restarting skype to fix this. I have restarted skype, and that gave me no results. This problem ...
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Unknown Micropohne can hear unknown person (weird)

I tried to capture a video using webcam and VLC. On Menu I select "open capture device". VLC then presents my webcam and 4 audio devices named hw:0,0, hw:0,2, hw:1,0 and hw:10. Because I don't know ...
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Skype webcam won't work

I am a very new Ubuntu 12.04 user and would like to install Skype. It used to be available from Ubuntu Software Centre but it is no longer available from there. So I downloaded it and installed same. ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 failed: segmentation fault on su

I just upgraded my 64 bit AMD desktop xubuntu to 14.04 after easy, successful upgrades of 2 other machines to lubuntu. There were numerous errors during the upgrade and now it seem to be in an almost ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Skype doesn't start on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I'm working on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and when I'm trying to run Skype there's following message in terminal: skype: error while loading shared libraries: libgstbase-0.10.so.0: cannot open shared object ...
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Unable to download skype

Each time I try to install Skype from Software Center, an error about archive management or this comes up.
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Skype 4.2 with ubuntu 12.04 64bit not work fine

Hi i'm ubuntu n00b that have some problems. I have installed the last version of skype by apt-get. When i start a videocall, skype crash after two/two and half minutes I don't understand why it crash. ...
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close skype port

I don't trust skype but as most of my friends use it I'm stuck with it. I read on some posts that skype doesn't require an opened listening port in order to function properly. When I do sudo netstat ...
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Skype 4.2.0.11 keeps restarting after quit

Skype on Ubuntu 12.04 keeps on starting up after I shut it off. If I'm not going to touch Skype after reboot it will not bother me, but just one start is enough to begin with never-ending loop of ...
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Certain programs won't open

Ubuntu fails to start the following applications: viz Skype Firefox Thunderbird Chrome When i try opening Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it says "Firefox is alresdy running, but not responding . ...
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Best option for recording Minecraft Server play?

I am planning on doing some server minecraft screen recording just for fun, and so I've been looking around at what there is to offer. I know FRAPS won't work on Ubuntu and I'd rather not spend the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Skype causes audio/video playback to speed up?

Recently I had a problem with audio and video playback speeds. The night before the issue everything played fine (on VLC, Youtube, etc.). The day after, the audio and video playback speeds were ...
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uninstalled deb file shows up on menu

running ubuntu cinnamon 64-bit 13.04 and having an issue I haven't faced before. I recently installed and uninstalled skype using their deb package, but the .deb file keeps popping up on my menu ...
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Wrong locale alpha-numeric display in spite of locale settings?

I have just upgraded from Kubuntu 12.04 to 13.04, reassigning my former home partition to this new version. Though I live in Nepal, locale settings are set to show English. However, some applications ...
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Skype, green screen, no microphone

I have issues with skype using my brand new System 76 Galago Ultrapro, running Ubuntu 13.04. I installed Skype through ubuntu software centre (after allowing Canonical partner stuff), but it won't ...
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No clue how to download Skype onto Asus 1015e

I recently bought an Asus 1015e, but I have no idea how to correctly download Skype. Help!
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Skype Not Working. Ubuntu 13.04

I've been using Skype for Linux for a while now. When I tried to use it today, it would freeze and force quit every time I did anything. I am also getting the error message that Skype is not ...
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How can i export Skype Chat history to a text file or other readable file in Ubuntu 13.04

I want to be able to export my chat history so I can read it outside of Skype and save it permanently somewhere else. I have seen many suggestion about main.db file in skype directory but unable to ...
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Skype crash immediatly after launch

when I'm launch skype, it crashes immediatly. Error: mathieu@mathieu-desktop:~$ skype `menu_proxy_module_load': skype: undefined symbol: menu_proxy_module_load (skype:10442): Gtk-WARNING **: ...
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Skype video feeds not showing

Skype video feeds show up as a green box. The webcam is a Microsoft lifecam but that should'nt matter because the camera works in cheese webcam both and the person i am skyping can see me. I thought ...
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Microphone not working in skype

I have installed skype, but I cannot make it work with my headset (corsair vengeance 1500. The problem is that whichever option I choose as microphone it will never work, and only when I select some ...
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64bit ubuntu 13.04 – problems with apps that use 32bit libs

Upgrading from 12.10, or fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04. Both have problems with the 32libs. Skype does not launch, and playonlinux keeps asking for opengl32 libs even after installing ...
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Why won't Skype open or install properly on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have attempted to install Skype using the skype website for Ubuntu 12.04, and it says that I have to open it with the software centre, so when I click on the file it says error. I then followed ...
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How do I install skype on Ubuntu 12.10 on a netbook with an Atom cpu

How do I install Skype on Ubuntu 12.10 on a netbook with an Atom cpu From the skype.com I tried to download skype for Linux version 4.1 Skype.com gives you the ability to choose the distribution ...
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Skype off when write in chat and open the call video in the same time

I don't understand why when I open a video call and write in the same time, skype turns off and back again for open it. I tried again and found the same problem: Skype doesn't let me write while I'm ...
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Internal microphone not working in laptop MS-6837D with Ubuntu 12.10

I cant use the microphone in my ubuntu 12.10. I don't know at all what it the reason. My sound settings input tab displays some device, but I am not sure if that is my microphone. I use the skype ...
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Impossible to make logitech cam work skype

I have installed skype 4.1 in ubuntu 12.04 but unfortunately I cannot make the logitech cam work as a microphone. I have tried all sorts of things pulse audio skype options but nothing works. What can ...