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sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ not woking

I'm trying to skype on ubuntu 14.04, but when I type: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ It says ...
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Can't install skype [duplicate]

Hiii, I want to ask you something: I can't install skype, I tried with the terminal (after all was done, I could not find skype), the with software center, and when I click install, after some time it ...
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webcam doesn't work when initiate a group call skype

I have a problem with my webcam when I'm using conference call / group call in skype. The webcam just does not work. Can anyone help me?
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Skype and qjackctl

I have Ubuntu Studio 14.04 and qjackctl with guitarx works just fine, but for some reason I can't get qjackctl to function when skype is running. The moment I am in a skype call it's like qjackctl ...
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Can't open Skype or Steam (error with libxcb-dri3.so.0 and libxshmfence.so.1)

So I recently couldn't load up my desktop and after I fixed that by reinstalling unity I cant load up Skype or steam anymore! When I try opening skype from terminal I get the following error: 'Skype: ...
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How to install Skype 4.3?

Skype 4.3 is just released with considerable improvements. As a regular Skype user I want to use the latest Skype on my Ubuntu 14.04, but there is no updates from Update Manager. Even in Skype website ...
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Anyway to use Skype in AppArmor?

Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.2 installed. I've set up AppArmor using the Skype AppArmor profile from this wiki. When I use AppArmor with Skype, it has no audio. Is anyone using AppArmor successfully with ...
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Skype client's (group) chat not working

Ubuntu 13.10, Skype client 4.2.0.13 When installed the Skype client first it worked as expected (5 months ago). But for around two weeks I can't see some group chats (some I can see others I can't!) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, problem installing package skype: i386

I have some problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I can get both wireless and wired Internet with it. It is also very slow to start. When I performed any actions like update, upgrade or install, it will show ...
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Where can I find an older Ubuntu version of Skype that still works with alsa?

Since version 4.3 of Skype, alsa is no longer supported in favour of pulseaudio. I need alsa because several USB webcams are known not to work with pulseaudio. Where can I download the last Ubuntu ...
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Why won't the Ubuntu Software Center work?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and the software center won't work. I've used the steps on http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Skype-Using-Terminal-on-Ubuntu, which is great, but ever since I got the package ...
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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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internet is not coming but skype is working

I am unable to connect to internet. All configuration are correct. whenever I start my system I need to do the following configuration. Log in to root, cd /etc nano resolve.conf then I write the ...
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Unable to get group chat requests in skype [closed]

I am unable to get the group chat request in Skype in Ubuntu OS from Yesterday on words Even the other person added me in group didn't get any request from that group.Please let me know do i need to ...
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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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answer incoming calls automatically with Skype for Linux

How can Skype for Linux be set to answer incoming calls automatically?
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Integrated webcam isnt working at all ubuntu 14.04 x64

i've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 and cheese isn't working also skype they're recognizing the camera but it shows an error on playing from it i tried solutions here , here and here and ...
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How to install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot find a Skype install package that has been verified as working on Ubuntu 14.04. I used standard Skype from their website, and then read that I should use Skype from UBUNTU software center. ...
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How to display the status icon of skype

How do I get the Skype status icon on the main bar of ubuntu? I've tried to follow this answer, but it wouldn't work. I don't have the panel menus. So, I'm here looking for another way to proceed. ...
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Microphone only works on sound recorder, not even on settings - Ubuntu 12.04.4

I have a problem. I got an Acer ZG5 netbook with Ubuntu 12.04.4 installed and fully updated. I installed Skype and I discovered that the microphone is not working. I immediately went to sound settings ...
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Software center is not working after attempt to install skype

I am completely new person on Linux. I installed it just today and i have to say I like them a lot, until I faced the problem. I was looking on the internet but nothing worked for me. After i ...
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I can't install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I've tried lots of tutorials I found online, but I can't install Skype. apt-get gives me this error: (but Synaptic doesn't report any broken packages) Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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how to record sound via headphone in audacity

i have tried recording sound via headphone but i cant get it done not only that but while using skype my voice is not audible to the person whom i am talking but i can hear his voice i think it is ...
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sudo apt-get install skype? [duplicate]

Running Unbuntu 14.04 LTS, I tryed to install skype. In terminal: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list’ ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS is making a weird strange sound like radio frequency

I recently updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am having this issue ever since, a weird strange sound like radio frequency but this doesn't affect any other sound, I can still hear other sounds like ...
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Why is my eyetoy usb camera not working on skype?

I've tried various threads and nothing seems to work properly. For some reason it works on cheese but not skype, so I have no idea what's going on there.
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Skype mini video display similar to Windows on minimizing

In Windows Skype has a feature that when you minimize it while you on a video call, you get a mini video display of the other person. But on Ubuntu I don't have this feature. Is there an option or a ...
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skype V4L2UCP webcam ubuntu 14.04lts 64 bit

How do i setup V4L2UCP to permanently fix the saturation for the webcam in Skype 4.2 for my Asus N73SV laptop running Ubuntu 14.04lts 64bit fully updated. When i run V4L2UCP and reset saturation to ...
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Skype video blinking - why [duplicate]

I have an old IBM ThinkCentre runing Lubuntu 14.04 and it works fine and quick. I'm using Skype BUT when both video screens are on - the local and the remote camera - they are "blinking" at about ...
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'Enable/Disable UPnP' tick box in Skype is'nt there

On Ubuntu I have installed Skype. I wan't to get the UPnP tick box to appear so that I can disable it on Skype. I think that UPnP might be causing my Skype some problems if it's on. How do I disable ...
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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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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. Is this problem fixed in 14.10? Could someone ...
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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/ ...