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

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Integrating Skype with Internet DJ Console

I am an internet radio host, and I have been trying to integrate Skype with the Internet DJ Console. Everything I've found on the web regarding this is at least two years old, and not of much use. It ...
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Skype freeze when trying to realize a call

I've installed Skype and it appears to work fine right up until the point where I try to call someone. If I try to video call someone then the program freezes and I have to force quit. I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Skype not working correctly

I have updated my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 which I have believe cause Skype not to working properly. For example on 13.04 it was working OK, it is still working on Windows 8 (so there is nothing wrong ...
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skype crashes, also audio problems 13.10 [closed]

Ive always had problems with skype ususally with audio, trying to keep the usb headphones set correctly. Wha tive found is that when i see the Pulseaudio server in the audio list in Skype, and thats ...
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Skype Video not working 13.04 & 13.10?

I am trying to fix the issue with the video calls. I can check the video from the option menu, it works fine. But it does not work while calling someone. It shows video disabled. How can i fix this ...
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Can't fix strange skype noises

I am for a month or so with Ubuntu (running LTS 12.04 version on HP Pavilion dv3-2155mx) and I am getting those weird noises in skype(version 4.2.0.11) voice calls. I tried to follow instructions ...
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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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Reset sound drivers

I fix sound problem of skype with this solution : link! But now is not the sound button in system tray. How to reset the actions of tutorial?
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Unable to use skype on wine

While logging in skype using wine it gives system error code 1814 ; resource name not found
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Thunderbird Chat - Additional Chat Protocols

In Windows I have the chat client Trillian, that supports multiple chat protocols (Facebook, Google+, Skype, AOL, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo and many others). Skype does not need to be installed, just Trillian. ...
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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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Can't install skype wants to remove some skype

I tried purging Skype and reinstalling it it was crashing on my Ubuntu 12 but now I am getting a message when I try to install Skype which says you need to remove the following software to install you ...
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Frozen Ubuntu when playin video or Skype webcam config

Hardware: Toshiba Satellite S855D Procesor AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 Operating System: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Problem: When launching videos (.avi) the sound is heard but the ...
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Macbook air 4,1 camera and skype

I have a macbook air 4,1 running raring 13.04 I am trying to use skype to video chat, but when I do, the video seems to cut out after short amounts of time. It seems like the camera has just been ...
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Skype in Outlook.com in Ubuntu won't work

I wouldn't normally ask a question like this on AskUbuntu - it's more related to web browsers is what some people might say. But, if you read on, you'll see why I'm asking it on this forum: If I go ...
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Why is Skype is not sending live video?

I am using Lubuntu. When using Skype I can't send video, but I can receive video. What do I have to do to get this working? Does it need any additional driver software?
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Skype animation not working on my ubuntu machine

On my system's skype animation is not working on its symbolys. please help how to enable animation on skype
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64 bit - Ubuntu 13.04 Skype 4.2 can not install [duplicate]

I've been trying to download and install skype 4.2 on my PC for a long time, I have attempted many times but I have failed. The description of my computer is the following: Dual Booting with Windows ...
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Sound not working at all in Skype

I can't get sound to work at all in Skype (version 4.2.0.11). Video works fine, but when I try a test call it just says "Problem with audio playback". I'm running Xubuntu 13.04. There are many many ...
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Using Alt Codes in Skype?

In Skype 4.2.0.11 I can't seem to enter Alt Codes with my setup Compose Key that I enabled under Keyboard Layout, my Compose Key is setup to use Left Win key, but when I try to use it in Skype to type ...
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Cannot install skype. Unmet dependencies [duplicate]

I have had repeated issues with installing skype, and have attempted installing other dependencies. However, this one issue persists. This same error message has been repeated over the past three ...
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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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add-apt-repository returns “Error: need a repository as argument” when adding a repo

when trying to install skype... $ sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner” Error: need a repository as argument
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Ubuntu 12.04 high definition screen and Skype

I've installed advanced setting and tried to get the text size with my laptop's high definition screen larger, what I have ended up with is a mix of some large text which does not properly fit onto ...
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V4l error with Skype webcam

I need to use v4l1compat.so with Skype. This used to work, but now running this: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype produces this: ERROR: ld.so: object ...
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How to log in to Skype via command line

I am aware of how to install Skype via command line - by adding the Canonical Partner repo and using apt-get. However, how can I log in via the command line? There are two reasons I want to do this. ...
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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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Skype crashes saying problem with audio capture

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E430. I have installed ubuntu gnome on it. I installed Skype 4.2.0.11 and it has never worked for me. Calling echo/sound testing service crashes saying problem with audio ...
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Start Skype call from terminal

is there a way to start a Skype call from the terminal? I have found skype4py, but it doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04. Is there a solution without downgrading?
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Can't find numeric keypad when calling support

Is it just me or there's no numeric keypad feature for the Ubuntu build of Skype 4.2? I'm trying to call a support which asks me to enter an extension. The solutions in the internet don't work. Any ...
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Chat window doesn't open when someone starts a chat

I've this annoying problem: when someone starts a skype chat with me, it doesn't open a window in front of me. It just puts a little triangle in the skype launcher - so most of the time I don't notice ...
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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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Does anyone know of a voicechanger that i can use with skype?

Does anyone know of a live voice changer that I can connect to Skype so that I can have some fun with my friends?
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Using motion and skype simultaneously on a single web cam

I use a web cam on /dev/video0 and vloopback.ko module to pass videostream from /dev/video1 to /dev/video2. When I run motion with video_pipe /dev/video1 option in its config file I can see the ...
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Can't see groups in Skype on Ubuntu

I am using Skype on Ubuntu but I do not see groups in which I am registered, all I see is the list of recent groups. How do I see the groups list like I used to see in Windows Skype.
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Weird problem in skype in Ubuntu 12.04

I can make an audio as well as a video call on skype only if I have initiated the call. But when someone else calls me, as soon as I click the accept button, skype crashes. I've installed skype4.2 ...
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Skype Nofitication Icon on Gnome Session Fallback (12.04)

I have the Ubuntu 12.04.2 installed on my machine. I also have Skype 4.2.0.11 installed. Skype icon won't appear on the notification panel (upper right). I can't see a way to get it working. Anyone ...
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my sound output is recognized as my sound input, how to fix it?

I have a big problem, yesterday skype worked, but today nothing works. When I do a skype test call I hear nothing, and when I call with another person they hear my music and themselves twice. So my ...
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Installing Skype on Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Here is what I tried: $ sudo apt-get install skype [sudo] password for umpirsky: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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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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Unable to open skype after installing in Ubuntu 13.04 x64

I have a Lenovo Z580 Laptop with Windows 8 & Ubuntu 13.04 (both x64) dual boot. I am unable to open skype, when i click the icon in search (no error/dialog_box shows up ).
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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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how to make skype polycom device work in Ubuntu

I have skype polycom device, but when I use it in Ubuntu it doesn't work. Can anyone suggest how to make skype polycom device work in Ubuntu.
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internal micropone issues on Lenovo x230

I have a Lenovo x230 running Ubuntu 12.04.3 (and previously 12.04.2). I had been trying to use audacity to record audio from a stream on a website and ever since the internal mic has been ...
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SolvedAudio conflict, Skype and other applications [duplicate]

I noticed when I installed skype. That I have to quit music programs and games, in order to hear anything from it. And when I start games when in a convo, the sound from the game is gone. I've looked ...
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how did this made skype work?

I came across this solution here that worked for me, I want to know how did it work and what did it do? Could anybody please explain? Open the terminal and type: gksudo gedit ...
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apt-get install -f seems to purge too much

I've been trying to install skype to the 12.04 64bit. Installing ai32-libs doesnt work at all (something about held packages and none of recommendations hasn't helped). I've installed package ...
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skype desktop wrong resolution Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot find the solution, although I have searched here and Google. I had Skype on my HTPC for a short time in early 2012. At that time I had 10.04 running. I decided to uninstall Skype because the ...
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Errors in configuration after Skype installation: libqtgui4:i386,libtiff4:i386,libqt4-declarative:i386,libqtwebkit4:i386,

I am using the Ubuntu Precise (12.04 LTS). I have some errors in configuration after Skype (downloaded from the site of Skype) installation. At this moment I can't install nothing, even using ...
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Pulseaudio problems

I have been using Skype on Ubuntu for a while now, but I just started having this little problem with pulseaudio. Well it's not a big problem but I would like to get it fixed. The problem is when I go ...