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You can use tcpdump or tshark, which are similar to Wireshark, light weight and terminal only tools. But Wireshark has a nice GUI for easy understanding of the packet flow.
The recommended steps to check the webcam quality are (This same problem happened to me for a Logitech webcam): Test the webcam with another app (Cheese, Kamerka, Kamoso & guvcview). Guvcview and Kamoso are great since they offer many features for webcam that Skype does not. You can even test the webcam with Google Hangouts or ...
If you don't want to use terminal, I suggest you use synaptic instead of Ubuntu Software Center. It would list skype, google chrome, and all other softwares installed from deb files. Ofcourse you need to install it first. You can install it from Ubuntu Software Center. Just search for Synaptic from there.
skype is not from ubuntu.it is a third party software supported by canonical foundation so edit your source.list using $sudo gedit /etc/apt/source.list then add the following link into your source list deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) partner deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) partner $(lsb_release ...
I believe the problem lies with the Skype Plugin not being installed for your browser. The page from where to load the plugin is: https://skypewebexperience.skype.com/content/0-0-0/plugin_installation.html#get-started-page However, after a couple of clicks the message "Your download has started. Please follow the prompts to save and run the Skype plugin" ...
I enabled the Canonical Partners repo in Ubuntu Software Center (as someone else mentioned), and then did: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype:i386 This automatically grabs all the dependencies for the 32 bit version of Skype. You don't need to figure that stuff out yourself. edit: I reread the OP - "apt-get install skype:i386" was apparently ...
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