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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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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 ...
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How to change Skype's port

I have got some problems with Skype, and I was wondering if there was any way to change which port Skype listens on? Like in the settings or anywhere that wouldn't cause any problems? If this is even ...
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Ubuntu desktop issues/overall systematic issues

I have installed skype on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 version and after I restarted the computer the normal Login window popped up. After typing in the password the desktop was on but the sidebar was missing ...
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skype wrapper on ubuntu 15.04x64

Trying to install skype wrapper on lastest ubuntu release. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa Then: sudo apt-get update And I've have: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/skype-...
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How can I make Skype chat UI dark?

Are there any themes or tricks to make the Skype chat window black instead of white? I'm just tired of staring at a white screen while chatting on Skype. I figured there must be a way to make it dark, ...
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I cannot login to skype on ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed skype 4.3, my distro is ubuntu 14.04! When I click to login skype seems to trying to login but ater 2 seconds fails and the login screen is coming again. Can someone help me with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 remove app indicator from upside panel

I have Skype installed for my Ubuntu 14.04. And I have added it to indicator-messages (com>canonical>indicator>messages). But now I can't find a way to remove Skype icon from unity panel. I tried to ...
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I can't uninstall skype completely

I tried to uninstall skype from the terminal and i think I already did because it says it cannot locate the package however when i turn the wifi off and on my skype contacts who are online appears at ...
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Lenovo G50-70 Microphone Doesn't work with Skype/Hangouts on Ubuntu 15.04

I have not tried this on other versions of Ubuntu, I tried calling through Skype and Hangouts, but the problem persisted- No Sound was emmited. I increased the values of the input device tab and the ...
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Skype crackling audio during Test Call?

I have a problem with Skype 4.2 during the Test Call that I don't think it matters on client side, but during the test call after the recording and then playback the audio is crackling. Now I fixed ...
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How to install skype? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit. I have tried commands and installing skype directly from the internet, it does not happen. In laymen's term with detailed description can anyone please help me install ...
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Webcam not working on Skype 14.04

My webcam does not work on Skype and I'm trying in vain to figure it out. In 'options' in the 'video-devices' my camera is working but when I call someone, I can't press the camera button nor does it ...
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I can't install Skype on my Ubuntu Computer (15.04)

I was trying to install Skype, but everytime I can't connect to an IP-address. My wifi is fine, my computer as well. I don't know what it could be. Presently I am using Ubuntu [15.04] version and am ...
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Cannot make Conference Call using Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. With Skype Linux version 4.3.0.37 when I try a conference call, my friends can hear me, but there is no video. They receive a notification saying I need to upgrade Skype. ...
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Skype crashing on Ubuntu mate 14.04

Sometimes Skype silently crashes. When I open the windows, they are just grey. I have to close them with xkill, and can't reopen Skype. When I try, I just get the clicking sound and see some "stripes"...
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Skype video captures with green static noise

Recently I've put 64-bit Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell Inspiron 15 5548. I am experiencing big troubles with the video in Skype. It is capturing with big green static noise, while with other programs such ...
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Is ubuntu not good enough for skype?

I just want to know if skype is not good enough for ubuntu.. When ever i am using other applications my system is responding properly but when ever i use skype it is getting stuck most of the times......
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Crackling during Skype calls, what can I do?

I've been trying to find tutorials or bug fixes to help with this, but no matter what I do I keep getting complaints that my input is "staticky" (their word, not mine lol) Specs: Computer Summary ...
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delete skype history from windows account does not delete history from ubuntu account

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 version.. I would like to know where does the Skype chats are saved? I tried to delete chat history from Skype using How to clear Skype chat history? and could not succeed. ...
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Install Skype for Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed, but I can't find Skype in it. Can someone tell me how to download and install it, please! Because on Skype site there's only Skype for Ubuntu 12.04, and in the Software ...
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Microphone stop work on long skype call

Occasionally, when I talk via skype in 30-40 minutes my partners can hear me. If there is more voice char programm opened (eg raidcall, steam chat, built-in voice chats in games ) my collocutors cant ...
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skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I was using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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Force exit when closing from Unity Dock

Is there a way to ensure that apps you close from the unity dock really close, by which I mean an "Ubuntu" setting rather than application specific ones. The two applications I notice this most with ...
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while removing skype to install skype on ubuntu 14.04 I have all my files deleted

Please help me... I never use rm command but stupidly I did use this one below and as a result have all my files deleted including chrome bookmarks and settings.I lost a huge amount of my scientific ...
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Error installing skype

enter code hereI got this wile doing the first step to installing skype on my comuputer-(saucy) dj@localhost:~$ sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2 [sudo] password ...
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Can someone help me escape Skype and use Ekiga?

I really want to escape from Skype because its Linux support is abysmal and its ethics questionable. The most prominent alternative seems to be Ekiga, but I just can't get it working. Could someone ...
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Install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How can I install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 with synaptic? I don't want to download from the site
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sudo apt-get update Not Working | Malformed Line [duplicate]

I was attempting to Install Skype on my system. As some of you already know, Skype is only available for 32-bit Linux systems. So I was following a tutorial online when I attempted to install 32-bit ...
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Installation of Skype 4.3. xx.yy. to Ubuntu 14.10. 64 bit

Thank you for many replies and great interest to this topic, but I would like to repeat my original question: Can I use without problems Synaptic for this installation. Reason: I would like NOT to ...
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Installation of Skype 4.3.with Synaptic to Ununtu 14.10 [duplicate]

My question is: Installation of Skype 4.3.0.37... with Synaptic to Ubuntu 14.10 - does Skype work OK with this installation ? In my Synaptic screenshot I see now following packets of Skype programs....
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“Virtual Device” for Microphone, Speakers, and Ringing

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and and 4.3 Skype. I have a problem with sound. I have speakers connected and a microphone, but on top of that I have my USB headset plugged in. I can hear the sounds in ...
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How to let Skype start silently without welcome screen?

I would like to let Skype start without welcome screen, everything what I need to see is a green icon of connected Skype. What and where should I set to reach that? I have checked to log-in ...
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Skype 4.3 IM does not display attached photos

Skype 4.3 IM does not display attached photos. It only shows a weblink. There is also a download window that pops up when Skype is started and nothing seems to download. I think these are some of the ...
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Sound and video are slow

Whenever I opened google chrome today, everything seemed normal. I played one of my favorite games, and that's when stuff got weird. The sound on the game was slow. Not a major problem. I muted the ...
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MIC not working in Ubuntu 14.10

Internal MIC not working in my Ubuntu 14.10 and it was worked in all previous Ubuntu versions. Tested with Skype, Kazam and Hangout. Sound Settings pavucontrol alsamixer gstreamer-...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Integrated Webcam not found with lsusb but it shows up in usb-devices?

This is an Alienware Area-51 m15x laptop, pre-2009 so not a Dell product. The integrated webcam worked under Ubuntu 10.x and I actually had it working briefly and could see my face in guvcview after ...
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Can't install Skype, unmet dependencies

I could not install skype You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libgl1-mesa-dri-lts-utopic:i386 : Depends: libllvm3.5:i386 (&...
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Cannot change certain skype appearance features Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to modify my skype appearance using qtconfig, mostly successful, however I cannot figure out how to change the colour of certain fields: Here is the Imageskype-picture to look for? ...
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Skype with wine crashes

I tried to install the latest Skype with the latest wine (1.7.38). While the installation itself worked, every time I start Skype, after a minute or so, it crashes. Also, there is nothing that ...
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skype install on ubuntu 14.04 dependency hell

im trying to install skype since empathy and pidgin doesnt work so im stuck in the installation, anything seems to work, i tried using synaptics, gdeb with the packages from the page, even tried ...
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Prevent Skype resolvers getting your IP on Ubuntu

I am running Skype version 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 14.10, and I know that on the Windows version there is an option to only allow direct connections to your machine through Skype for Skype contacts, which ...
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Getting an up-to-date Version of Skype?

The officially distributed version of Skype for Ubuntu is really annoying to use (really outdated), and I want something as close as possible to the Windows experience. I have tried using WINE, which ...
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Unable to make Skype videocall in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Lenovo Ideapad-Z560 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit), iBall external cam USB 2.0. Skype 4.3 I am unable to make video call in Skype. When I go to Skype-->Options-->Video Devices, it ...
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Where's the settings/preferences in Cheese photo booth?

My built in camera doesn't work well, it's damage and have crappy and blurry result, so I use a Logitech webcam. Since I can switch the cams in Skype, I think the same option should be there for ...
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Cannot use Thunderbird properly with proxy setting

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After setting the proxy in the system level, the softeware center and chrome browser can work well. But Thunderbird cannot. No matter what is the proxy setting ...
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Does Skype for Ubuntu automatically update by itself like Windows or Mac OS X?

I know the "Check for updates" option is turned on by default, but would that update it automatically or would I still have to it manually? Skype was installed from the website.
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Can't enable integrated webcam with function keys or via BIOS

I'm on 14.04 and I can't activate the integrated webcam on my Medion Akoya P6630 laptop. Usually, this is done with Fn+F9, but this does not work. Other function key combinations (Sleep, Brightness, ...