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

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held broken packages after purging and trying to reinstall skype

I use 16.04 64 bit desktop and had skype installed from the partners repository. Because of issues with sending messages, I wanted to reinstall it. I ran: sudo apt purge skype sudo apt autoremove ...
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Is it possible to embedded skypeid in a word file?

I'm using Libre office. I'm creating a CV/Resume. For this, I'm including my skype id. So this is my doubt, can I embed skype application link like in a website.That means, if I click on the ID the ...
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Skype issue : not getting my voice back while testing with echo calling

I have issue with Skype. It's not getting my voice back while testing with echo calling.
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Problem with screen sharing in Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with sharing my screen and seeing other people's screen in Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 16.04, the button is grayed out for me and when other people try to share their screen just nothing ...
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Microphone is not working in Skype

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Skype. My mic is not working. I have 1 mic attached to the system and another one in my headphone (Beats by Dr. Dre). I followed these steps: Turn PulseAudio autospawn ...
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How do I fix invisible tooltips in Skype?

I cannot see tooltips in Skype. They are white text on a white background. How can I fix this?
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Skype screen-sharing doesn't work properly

I'm trying to use Skype's screen sharing feature but whenever I start the feature, the only thing the person I'm Skyping gets is just a frozen frame of the last moment from my camera before I ...
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Ubuntu Touch Apps

Is there a "native" Skype, Facebook, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, eBook Reader Apps being developed for Ubuntu Touch? If yes, whats their status? And if no, why? Thank you!
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Skype 4.3.0.37 stopped working after installation of Nvidia 340.32 drivers

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and tried skype, it worked. Now I decided to install the video driver from NVIDIA website, install went successful but now Skype is not starting anymore, no ...
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Installing Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I tried my best and viewed recommendations and that stuff on how to install Skype and ended up here, is there a problem? Anything?
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How to install Skype with Ubuntu 13.04

jovan@jovan-HP-ProBook-4540s:~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This ...
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Audio Output being piped through audio input in Skype

As stated in the title, my audio output seems to be piped into my audio input, and I'd like to change this. (For example, if I am talking to someone on Skype, not only is what they say being piped ...
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Skype 4.3 video problem Ubuntu 14.04

i want to make an video call with my contacts but there is a problem I am not able to solve.. I followed this manual: First you will need to make sure you have libv4l-0 installed. If you ...
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How to make video calls with Skype on Ubuntu tablet m10 aquarius? [duplicate]

How would you make Skype video calls on Ubuntu tablet m10? And how does it work?
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How to install skype in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

How to install skype in ubuntu 16.04? Please provide step by step process for installation. Thank you
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14.04: how do I unmute a unmuted microphone?

I was happily using both Skype and IBM Sametime Unified Telephony for a long time on my 14.04 system; using various kinds of headsets. Since lately, I have a very strange problem; and I really ran ...
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Put Skype in messaging menu of unity panel?

I have Thunderbird and Pidgin that run in the Messaging Menu and are nicely integrated. But running Skype give it its own icon on the Unity Panel. How can I move it into the Messaging Menu? Can ...
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How to activate group chat in Skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed skype 4.3 in Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems normal but group chat not working. How to enable group chat skype 4.3? Thanks in advance
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skype installation libqt5feedback5 depends but npt going to installed

libqt5feedback5 Depends libqt5multimedia5 (>=5.0.2) but it is not going to be installed Skype-bin:i386 : Depends: libqt4-dbus:i386 but it is not going to installed E: Error ,pkgproblemResolvder :: ...
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I uninstalled skype, and still have an icon in my application menu called “skype”

thanks in advance for your help. This problem initially started when I noticed two "skype" icons in my applications. I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall to remove the eyesore, but only one ...
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Skype incoming call notification doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and the Skype incoming call notification doesn't work. Skype works perfectly, but when there is an incoming call I hear nothing, which is very annoying. I also followed the ...
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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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Why doesn't Skype theme match my Desktop Environment theme?

I've got Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my PC. After enabling the partner sources, installing Skype, rebooting my PC and starting Skype, I notice visual differences between my Desktop theme and Skype ...
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I upgraded to15.10 and I can not add Skype. I added synaptic package Manager and tried via terminal mode. Need help

How do I add skype with 15.10 I have tried with Synaptic package Manager and terminal mode.. Please help.
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Unable to install Skype despite following earlier thread(s)

I have been bashing my head against a wall with this one; despite having trawled several relevant threads and asked in freenode, I'm still stuck. The following thread is the closest to my issue: ...
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Translation of Skype into my language not available

If I open Skype for Linux, go to Options, and click the selector for setting the GUI language, the list of available languages is rather short. I see big languages such as Chinese, French, German, ...
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Message and groups are not on sync : Skype 4.3.2 Ubuntu 12.04 and https://web.skype.com

Since few days Skype is not syncing groups and messages on Ubuntu 12.04 sent from https://web.skype.com/en/ I did below things to resolve Removed Skype Download latest ...
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How can I stream my friend's Ubuntu desktop at < 2 FPS?

My friend is running Ubuntu 14.04. I need to give him some technical support, but I can't visit his house, so I want to stream his screen. We both have pretty slow Internet plans (800 kilobits per ...
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The graphics freezes when a notification appears together with fullscreen video in Chrome. What's going wrong?

When I'm playing a YouTube video fullscreen in Chrome and something like a Skype notification or a system notification pops up, the graphics freezes. It's apparent from sound that the video keeps ...
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Skype problems with 14.04

Whenever I run skype on ubuntu 14.04 with the most recent kernel, I get around 7000 ms roundtrip ping, and it's impossible to have a call with it, and it also wrecks my latency. However, whenever I ...
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How to install microphone for skype in Ubuntu 14.04,Unavailable microphone on Sound settings!

Please help me to trouble shoot the issue. getting output after: $ lspci | grep -i audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller ...
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How to fix webcam quality in skype

I Skype Call a XYZ person, the person i am talking is not able to see my clear video. It's very dull & black. How can i fix it? The video quality is to bad. I also referred to this ...
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After Ubuntu 16.04 installation can't install almost anything

I fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 to my laptop recently and since that I can't install lots of things. I know there is a bug in the Software Center but the problem is not limited to that. I can't install ...
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No sound on Skype

I use Skype for Ubuntu , but there is a problem: I cannot send and receive sound. When I open the Skype's options window in the Sound Devices it says that in all (microphone, speakers and ringing) I ...
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My microphone goes to my own speakers not partner

I just installed Skype on Ubuntu 16.04. Now not only in Skype but also other applications like Firefox Hello I do hear my own voice (mic) on my own speakers (I have a headset). The microphone is not ...
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Skype video problem on Dell Xps 13 9350

Every time I skype with somebody the video is never stable, it flashes constantly with strange blue background. Secondly I don't see myself in the little rectangle at the corner, but just a zoomed ...
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Skype icon doesn't show up on app indicator on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

When I log in to Skype, the Skype icon doesn't show up on the app indicator (tray/menu bar right side) on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. I've tried the installing the libappindicator1 as suggested here, and it ...
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I cannot install packages like skype or steam in Ubuntu 16.04

Whenever I try to install skype or steam from the software center they are not there. I went to the terminal to install skype and I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Cant install skype on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am getting the below error while trying to install skype. :~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Cannot participate in Skype group calls

So whenever someone calls the whole group(about 9 people in it) It doesn't get me into the call. Neither can I join the call when its started. It was working fine until about a month ago... Does ...
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How to bridge skype and empathy in ubuntu 14.04

Can some one help me to bridge between empathy and skype? I followed every post from here and google. But it's not working. There is no option for skype in gnome-account. I have installed ...
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Skype failing to start without giving error

I have Skype version 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 15.10, and it can't start when I have already logged in. Starting Skype for the first time gives me the login screen, and after logging in Skype functions ...
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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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My latest Skype does not support group video call in hp ubuntu 16.04 lts?

I have installed upgraded version of skype in my ubuntu 16.04 desktop. Nobody can't add me to the group call! I can only make group call to them, but i can't see them.
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firefox audio doesn't work after using skype

After using skype (as videophone) audio from youtube films (and from all films viewed by firefox) doesn't work. Video is ok, sound is turned off. Films viewed by totem has the same problem. On the ...
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How to install libqt4-webkit?

New version of Skype requires libqt4-webkit, but when i trying to install it i get this error: web@web-X501A1 ~ $ sudo apt-get install libqt4-webkit [sudo] password for web: Reading package lists... ...
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How to save a default input device (microphone) in pavucontrol?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (with xfce4 desktop) and Skype. I want to use a microphone of my Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000. Following this answer I managed to get it to work by choosing the correct ...
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Why does my webcam mess up like this?

Most of the time (but not always) when I am in a video call, the video has two sorts of overlay images, like in the examples below (cropped from original whole program window). One overlay is a ...
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How do you zoom in and out while on a Skype call?

I am using a Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 and Skype 2.2.0.25 and Ubuntu 11.04. I can not figure out how to zoom in and out during a video chat, although it is possible under windows using Logitech's ...
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Problem installing skype in Ubuntu 15.10

I am facing problem installing skype. First, I have downloaded latest skype version from the web and try with: sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb And I got this message: ...