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you can uninstall existing skype application using these commands: sudo apt-get autoremove --purge skype remove or rename the hidden ~/.Skype folder, this were all you subscription data are stored, use this command: mv .Skype .Skype.bak Then double-click on the downloaded .deb file to open it in the Ubuntu Software Center and install it like any other ...


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Run : sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock && sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock && sudo apt-get update If this not solve the problem, then run: gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list Find the duplicate lines of http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty/partner i386 Packages and add # at infront of one of them.


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Instead of apt-get update make it sudo apt-get update


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This is common problem in 64 bits for installing Skype First a downgrade is required and done with the following: create the 'preferences' file: sudo vi /etc/apt/preferences and insert the following lines: Package: * Pin: release a=precise* Pin-Priority: 2012 Pin-Priority must be greater than 1000. Then you may downgrade the offending ...


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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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Install the webcam drivers containing packages: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` If they are already installed, then reinstall them: sudo apt-get --purge autoremove build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` && sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` Then reboot.


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Try usermod -G audio USERNAME and replace USERNAME with your username.


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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.


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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, ...


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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.


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At https://launchpad.net/bugs/1280109 I reported the same observation as regards the "Recent Chats" and "Contact Groups" sub menus on Skype 4.3. I had upgraded from an existing Skype 4.2 installation, so I had a previous history in my ~/.Skype folder. The problem disappeared when I moved away that folder, so my conclusion is that there is something in the ...


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It's .Skype, a hidden folder in the home directory. Hit ctrl+h to reveal hidden folders, or run rm -r .Skype in a terminal window to remove it.


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Install Skype with GUI for Skype you should go to download_skype, you probably need multiarch_version but I can't know that in advanced. It is something based on your ubuntu version. Long story short when the .deb file is down on your system , open and install with ubuntu software center and basically that was it !


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Since you are using an old version of ubuntu, you need to upgrade to get access to any of the updated repos, overall there isn't that much different between the two, other than support. Upgrade to LTS and you don't have to do it again for a few years. :)


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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 ...


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EDIT: After hearing the comments from the others, I would strongly suggest you to update to 14.04. I don't see why you couldn't do it, and 14.04 even has LTS. Skype apparently wasn't made for 13.04, so you'd better update to the new version of Ubuntu where it'll work correctly without the need of any workarounds. This method will not do it in 13.04. I have ...


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sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin


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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 ...


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You can not redirect with sudo, use tee echo foo | sudo tee -a file There are other ways as well


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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 ...


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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/


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For Quick Solution Just type the following command in the terminal. sudo /sbin/dhclient


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Boring answer: Updating to the latest Skype of the version 4.3 solved the issue. Previous updates from the 4.2.X line had no consequence. Probably this issue was really connected to what Gunnar said (issue being related to the newly introduced cloud-based chat).


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For Skype 4.3 Run this in the Terminal Ctrl+Alt+T: sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu-64 -O /tmp/skype-ubuntu-latest_i386.deb && sudo dpkg -i /tmp/skype-ubuntu-latest_i386.deb sudo apt-get install -f


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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 ...


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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 ...



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