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Microsoft no longer updates the version of Skype for Linux with new features (because they put all the new features in the Windows version because they want you to install Windows), and as that is a reasonably recently implemented feature the Skype version for Linux does not support it. So your best bet is to either: 1. Click the link it provides you in ...


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A package file is for OS X. At this time, the skype web version does not have a plugin for Linux based systems. You can use the official skype app though.


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That previously recommended answer is out-of-date. The new version of the plugin (by same author) no longer requires microsoft's skype client running in the background. It also has a new name, pidgin-skypeweb. pidgin-skypeweb can be installed like this, from a 3rd party PPA: apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys C03AA79CFFEBD240 \ ...


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Login into your Skype account and click on Call => Audio Setting: And check Microphone/Speakers setting from drop down list: Also you can give a test call by clicking Echo Sound/Test Service: For the Skype Update Ubuntu: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty partner' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/canonical_partner.list" ...


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I suggest you should use the packaged version of Skype. Just enable the Canonical partners repositories in Software Sources (How do I enable the "partner" repository?), click Close, then update the list. After this you will be able to install Skype from Ubuntu Software Center, and it will run properly.


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I am still searching for a convenient method, but I found a workaround. It is possible to use xprop to set the necessary properties to make any window behave like a docked panel. This worked with Slack and is compatible with most window managers. Reserve 300px on the right side of your screen. xprop -f _NET_WM_STRUT 32c -set _NET_WM_STRUT 0,300,0,0 ...


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Did you check that your Webcam is correctly running by using something like VLC. And that it has been correctly recognized by using dmesg (and looking at the last lines after plugging it in). EDIT: To do so while using VLC: Open the playlist (CTRL+L) and go to "Video Capture" then a device should be there if it's not it hasn't been found. EDIT2: Did you ...


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Run skype --help command in command prompt so response is vipinjain@vipinjain:~$ skype --help Skype 4.3.0.37 Usage: skype [options] Options: --dbpath=<path> Specify an alternative path to store Skype data files. Default: ~/.Skype --resources=<path> Specify a path where Skype can find ...


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I've found the solution. Skype use xvideo extension, and does not provide an option to switch to another. Try this config https://github.com/linuxenko/ubuntu-skylake-i915-video-fix


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I had a similar issue with my Lenovo G50-45, sound on skype and any other recordings was very distorted and gave lots of background noise to an unbearable level. It took me ages to work out that the microphone volume and microphone boost were pre-set to full. Just had to go into the microphone properties in the device settings and lower it to an acceptable ...


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The "solve everything" command from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure made it work on Ubuntu 15.10: sudo apt-get update;sudo apt-get dist-upgrade; sudo apt-get install pavucontrol linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils lightdm ubuntu-desktop linux-image-`uname -r` libasound2; sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base ...


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As said by Thomas W.'s answer, video conferencing/group video call is unsupported on Skype for Linux. Video conferencing works on Skype for Windows. You can install this on Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux/Wine, but it requires some fiddling...


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It was not clear, you do not have root password? If you install Skype, I advise to download directly from the site http://www.skype.com/pt-br/download-skype/skype-for-computer/ You will download the .deb file By downloading run in the terminal: dpkg -i (downloaded package). Then run: apt-get -f install So resolve the pending package.


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Video conferencing (group call with video) is unsupported on Skype for Linux. Video conferencing works on Skype for Windows. You can install this on Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux/Wine, but it requires some fiddling...


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Skype for Windows on Wine using PlayOnLinux To get the best result for running Skype for Windows on Linux using Wine, follow these steps. (Tested using Ubuntu 15.10, but it should work fine for earlier versions) tl;dr Skype version 6.21.32.104: link. Wine version 1.9.1 acting as Windows 8.1 32bit. Add /legacylogin /username:USERNAME /password:PASSWORD as ...


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According to Wine, Login in on Skype for Wine does not work. You must edit your Skype.desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=Skype 7 Wine Exec=env WINEPREFIX="/home/.../.wine" wine C:\\\\Program\\ Files\\ \\(x86\\)\\\\Skype\\\\Phone\\\\Skype.exe /username:"username" /password:"password" Type=Application StartupNotify=true Comment=Launch Skype 7 Wine ...



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