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Why not use Desktop Sharing? This is a front end for VNC, which will allow you to easily start up a Video Session (I guess that is the point of your question). Personally I'd stay away from things like Teamviewer (it works, but security, Wine, authentication speak against it)


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You can try DroidCam https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dev47apps.droidcam, but in the long run it's probably best to buy an external Webcam.


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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


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Actually, you can try teamviwer Install it both on your parents' computer and yours.


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I believe that for versions of Ubuntu up to Trusy Tahr you are after skype-wrapper. This is available by using the following PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper No package yet for Xenial Xerus unfortunately... References: How to Integrate Skype With Ubuntu Unity Launchpad: "...


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there is a script that copies the needed 20-intel.conf file and the newest intel firmware: http://www.linux-onlineshop.de/forum/index.php?page=Thread&threadID=317 It is in german, but you can see what it does there and make the same!



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