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If you are using a 64-bit version of Ubuntu, you will have to enable MultiArch. This can be done by running the command sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386


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This does not work on Linux for the moment. See this question: Unable to do group video call and group screen share using Skype 4.3 or this Skype forum: http://community.skype.com/t5/Linux/Skype-4-3-0-37-There-s-no-screen-sharing-and-video-chat-in-the/m-p/3558973#M10792


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This usually should work without any issues. We will start from the beginning. remove skype and pidgin: sudo apt-get remove skype* pidgin* To get skype to work, you need skype itself installed sudo apt-get install skype and install the plugin like so: sudo apt-get install pidgin-skype. Select Skype. and i think you know the rest Reference: Pidgin, the ...


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Turned out there is a simple solution: Make your toolbar position draggable, put I up to the top of your screen. The skype tray icon menu should now be full expanded. Move your toolbar back to where you want to have it. Sykpe menu is still full expanded. There is even a youtube video showing this


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v4l2ucp package contains a video-settings GUI. You can use it to alter the skype video settings during a video call (run v4l2ucp).


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Open a terminal window and try to start Skype with this command (copy and paste): LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 skype If that's successful, I suggest that you check out this answer to get a persistent solution.


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Try to download and install the latest version from skypes homepage. Just download and double click the .deb file. Then follow the instructions. You may need to remove the old skype version with sudo apt-get purge skype http://www.skype.com/de/download-skype/skype-for-linux/downloading/?type=ubuntu64


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The exec line should look like this: Exec=env PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=30 LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype %U


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Laptops often overheat when their graphics cards are used near capacity. This is why gamers typically use cooling pads with them, and also why I recommend everyone use cooling pads all the time. I will now give you not one but two solutions. Buy a LARGE cooling pad wih one or two large diameter fans. they can actually cost less than units with smaller ...



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