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Microsoft no longer updates the version of Skype for Linux with new features (because they put all the new features in the Windows version because they want you to install Windows), and as that is a reasonably recently implemented feature the Skype version for Linux does not support it. So your best bet is to either: 1. Click the link it provides you in ...


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Skype for Windows on Wine using PlayOnLinux To get the best result for running Skype for Windows on Linux using Wine, follow these steps. (Tested using Ubuntu 15.10, but it should work fine for earlier versions) tl;dr Skype version 6.21.32.104: link. Wine version 1.9.1 acting as Windows 8.1 32bit. Add /legacylogin /username:USERNAME /password:PASSWORD as ...


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According to Wine, Login in on Skype for Wine does not work. You must edit your Skype.desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=Skype 7 Wine Exec=env WINEPREFIX="/home/.../.wine" wine C:\\\\Program\\ Files\\ \\(x86\\)\\\\Skype\\\\Phone\\\\Skype.exe /username:"username" /password:"password" Type=Application StartupNotify=true Comment=Launch Skype 7 Wine ...


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Did you check that your Webcam is correctly running by using something like VLC. And that it has been correctly recognized by using dmesg (and looking at the last lines after plugging it in). EDIT: To do so while using VLC: Open the playlist (CTRL+L) and go to "Video Capture" then a device should be there if it's not it hasn't been found. EDIT2: Did you ...


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I am still searching for a convenient method, but I found a workaround. It is possible to use xprop to set the necessary properties to make any window behave like a docked panel. This worked with Slack and is compatible with most window managers. Reserve 300px on the right side of your screen. xprop -f _NET_WM_STRUT 32c -set _NET_WM_STRUT 0,300,0,0 ...


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I suggest you should use the packaged version of Skype. Just enable the Canonical partners repositories in Software Sources (How do I enable the "partner" repository?), click Close, then update the list. After this you will be able to install Skype from Ubuntu Software Center, and it will run properly.


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Login into your Skype account and click on Call => Audio Setting: And check Microphone/Speakers setting from drop down list: Also you can give a test call by clicking Echo Sound/Test Service: For the Skype Update Ubuntu: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty partner' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list" ...


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for sure, there is a skype-client for linux-based systems! it is even available in the repositories, so it integrates in your package system and will be updated like all the other software in one place! - please have a look at this question: How do I install Skype? MS Office is not available for Linux-based systems but you can try to install the ...



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