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You may need to do two things: 1. Install the sni-qt libraries. Install sni-qt (click on the link), or with sudo apt-get install sni-qt sni-qt:i386 from the terminal, and then restart Skype. The tray/panel icon should now be back! The reason this step is required is because sni-qt is installed automatically by the Ubuntu repository Skype package, but ...


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For Ubuntu 13.04 command line way Open Terminal & copy paste the following commands sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype HELP How do I install Skype?


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You can also do the following way ... sudo nano /etc/ld.so.conf.d/skype.conf copy and paste the following line in it /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/ and then run sudo ldconfig -v This issue was mentioned in the release notes. Bug #1155327 “skype crashed with SIGSEGV in malloc@plt()” : Bugs : “skype” package : Ubuntu


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12.10 I'd the same issue and what helps me was to enable the 32-bit architecture by: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo apt-get update then I was able to install skype via the Canonical Partner Repository: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype ...


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You can get skype tray in 11.10 and 12.04 installing package sni-qt:i386 sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 OR You can whitelist systray as well How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? OR If you like how empathy and messaging tray work you can install a third party skype-wrapper package from ppa which enables skype to ...


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You can install the pidgin-skype package from the Software Centre (or using apt-get) This protocol plug-in allows libpurple to communicate with Skype. Applications using libpurple (Pidgin, Finch, Empathy/Telepathy, etc.) can thus show your Skype contacts alongside those from other protocols, and you can communicate with them using that application instead ...


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Skype is working very well on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version (using it right now). How to: Go to Software Sources, click on second tab Other Software and mark Canonical Partners and Canonical Partners (Source Code). Open your terminal and add the following command sudo apt-get update. After the update is completed please type sudo apt-get install skype. ...


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It crashed for everyone. Apparently on Linux you keep getting Aborted on the console upon logging in. What fixes the problem is removing shared.xml from settings directory. Thus on Ubuntu it's: rm ~/.Skype/shared.xml BTW. bit off topic here, but just for the sake of it On Windows remove: c:\Documents and Settings\*user*\Application ...


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First of all you have to enable i386 architecture before running the below commands on your Ubuntu 64 bit system. sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Then run the below commands on terminal to install skype. Ubuntu 13.10 sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://archive.canonical.com/ saucy partner' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list" sudo apt-get ...


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Enable Skype Icon on Unity Notification Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS When you do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (Or any version with Unity for that matter), you install Skype and expect it to work as it used to. But if you close the main window - you soon notice that Skype icon is not being displayed in top panel. To fix this you will need to run a few ...


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Removing the Skype panel icon in 12.04 without removing sni-qt If you don't care about sni-qt, removing the icon is as simple as doing apt-get remove sni-qt sni-qt:i386 Installing the Skype-provided deb is not a solution; all the Ubuntu version does is bundle the same Skype deb but make sni-qt a dependency to enable the icon. A simple ...


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There is a tool called Skype-wrapper that uses native notification system of Ubuntu. To install Skype-wrapper, enter the following commands in a terminal. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper python-skype Note: The above PPA, at the time of writing, has packages for 10.10, 11.04, ...


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Yes, it should be possible, but Skype must run in background and use two bridges: Empathy <-> libpurple <-> Skype. I personally use only the second one. The Empathy/libpurple bridge is provided by telepathy-haze The libpurple/Skype bridge is provided by the pidgin-skype


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Install dconf-tools / sudo apt-get install dconf-tools. Then run the conf editor by typing: dconf-editor at the command line. There under: desktop ->unity ->panel change the line that says: ['JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'Mumble', 'Wine', 'hp-systray', 'scp-dbus-service']` into this here: ['JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'Mumble', 'Wine', ...


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I you want Skype to start when you login, you need to add it to "Startup Applications". Open the Dash (hit the Super key, also called the Windows key) Type Startup Applications. It will look like this: 3: Open "Startup Aplications" and click "Add". 4: A dialog will open with three fields: Name, Command and Comment. Both Name and Comment ...


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Solved with pavucontrol. I had already tried the pulseaudio volume control, but you need to do a particular thing to make it work. First, install pavucontrol: sudo apt-get install pavucontrol Then start it: pavucontrol You'll get the volume control window. Now, you could go to "Input devices" and select the webcam microphone as your input source: THIS ...


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worked for me: echo foreign-architecture i386 | sudo tee /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch sudo apt-get install libxss1:i386 libqtcore4:i386 libqt4-dbus:i386 sudo apt-get install libqtgui4:i386 got from: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ia32-libs/+bug/830440


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Skype requires the sni-qt:i386 package to be installed to integrate with the indicator area in Ubuntu 11.10. To install this package, run the following from the commandline: sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 Then kill and restart skype again. After that, you should always have the icon in the panel and be able to get to it even after closing the ...


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I found solution. After first signing in, I opened options, and checked option "Start Skype minimized in the system tray". Here is screenshot: EDIT: After there steps I had to do one more step. After typing next command into terminal: gsettings get com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist I've got this: ['JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'scp-dbus-service', ...


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Are you running the 64bit version of Ubuntu? Then try installing 32bit pulseaudio (linking issues cause this incompatibility): sudo apt-get install libpulse0:i386 Its important to mention that you need to quit SKYPE and start it again after executing that command otherwise PulseAudio will not be available in the list of devices


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Installing from sources First, follow all instructions listed in the following post to get rid of unmet dependencies: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? Then install Skype as is specified here: Unable to install Skype on 12.10 64bit Paraphrasing, this is the correct way to install Skype on Ubuntu 64-bit: sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 sudo ...


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Quit Skype if running Uninstall Skype IF you installed it from the repositories. Reboot Choose your Skype version (32/64 Bit) to download and install it Make sure you added the repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa In terminal console, run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper ...


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For Ubuntu 11.04 Natty only: In the case that you are running 11.04 Natty Narwhal, there are two options. Via command-line-interface (fast) -- the OMGubuntu community came up with this answer: in a terminal, type gsettings get com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist This will output something similar to: ['JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'Mumble', ...


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Alright after extensive trying I found out. Click the Skype Icon on the bottom left of the main Window In the Menu select "Options" In the resulting Window select "Chat" on the left Then uncheck the checkbox to the left of "User Default View"


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You have to install sni-qt package: If your Ubuntu is 32 bits: sudo apt-get install sni-qt Or, if you are using 64 bits: sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 I'm not sure if you need to logout / login afterwards, but Skype will then appear together with other indicators.


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I have found a solution for this problem: The odd look is caused because of the fact that skype is a 32 bit application, so if you are on a 64-bit system (which you are, because you suffer from this problem) you need to install additional 32-bit libaries to solve this issue. Just run: sudo apt-get install ia32-libs-gtk restart skype an everything will ...


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Check if you've configured the capture device (in Sound Preferences > Input) to your desired usb headset. You may also wish to 1) disallow Skype's managing your microphone levels; 2) unmute your microphone and raise the level to an amplified one (also in Sound Preferences > Input). Note also that if you're using 10.10, you'll need the latest updates ...


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You can try deleting your ~/.Skype folder (remember to backup first). This usually fixes any problems of this kind. According to sixones: Rather than wiping the entire folder, you can close Skype and delete these files; ~/.Skype/shared.lck, ~/.Skype/username/*.lock, ~/.Skype/username/*-journal. Deleting them all clears out the lock and keeps your chat ...


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Looks like you're missing a library file. The program apt-file can be used to find which package provides a certain file. (dpkg -S does this too, but does not work for packages which are not installed) apt-file search libXss.so yields: ia32-libs: /usr/lib32/libXss.so ia32-libs: /usr/lib32/libXss.so.1 ia32-libs: /usr/lib32/libXss.so.1.0.0 libxss-dev: ...



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