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You can download the latest version of Skype as a .deb package directly from its website. Choose the 12.04 (multiarch) version if you're running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or newer; it'll still work if you're on i.e. 14.04 LTS, because that's just what Microsoft lists as the minimum Ubuntu version. Once you have it, run the following commands to ensure your system is ...


Install Skype 4.3 Step1: Remove Prevouse version sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin:i386 skype:i386 sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 Step2: Install Skype For 32bit OS sudo apt-get install gdebi wget download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb sudo gdebi skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb For 64bit OS sudo dpkg ...


Your disk is probably failing. You probably don't have a virus. You can check your drive SMART data using smartctl -H /dev/sda, but if Ubuntu told you there's a disk error you should believe it. Start copying your data to another drive. Stop using the drive for any other purpose in case you're destroying your documents.


Open Terminal by pressing Ctrl+ Alt+T and type or copy/paste following command line: sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2 and hit Enter. When it asks for your password, write it and press Enter. When you are done downloading the dependency packages, copy/paste the following command in the terminal: Skype 32-bit: wget ...


You will have to manually review and debug they Apparmor Profile you copied from Arch. My guess is that you can review and make a few (minor) changes. If you can not do this, then I suggest you put the profile into complain mode and run aa-logprof sudo aa-complain /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.skype Open and use Skype. Close Skype. Then run aa-logprof sudo ...


Skype is not in Ubuntu repository neither in Software Center. Download it directly from Skype site http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-computer/


If you want to install it on a 32-bit architecture then just download the Ubuntu or Debian Multiarch from here, then browse to downloads and run this command sudo dpkg -i skype.deb If you are installing on a 64bit architecture it will ask you to install dependencies (32-bit libraries). Then run this command and repeat the one above sudo apt-get -f ...


The problem here has nothing to do with redirection, it's that you've copied curly quote characters. They are not the same as straight quotes (which the terminal understands as special characters) so the command does not mean the same thing at all. This is largely the fault of the website you've copy-pasted the commands from (you should let them know). To ...


It is not needed to install alsamixer. The problem is, that Skype doesn't know where to listen and there is no option how to say in Skype environment directly. Install PulseAudio Volume Control from Ubuntu Software Center or via Synaptic. Start Skype and choose Options from blue S down. Select Sound Services. Check if both three options (Microphone, ...


The Skype implementation in Linux does not support a "single window mode" (yet). You could try SkypeTab. It displays all chat UIs in one window (tabbed).


I think the Launchpad bug https://launchpad.net/bugs/1280109 includes as much as there is of an answer to your question. Please feel free to add a comment to that bug report.


If you are getting 'chat deprecated' messages in your event history in Skype 4.2, update to Skype 4.3. If you click on the event history button (clock above and to the right of the contact list), you should be able to search through your event history, and reopen the chat through there. To see more of your chat history, just set the history filter (the ...

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