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Enter these two commands: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoclean Try to fix the broken dependencies: sudo apt-get -f install sudo dpkg --configure -a And enter again sudo apt-get -f install. This should solve your dependency problems and you can now install skype again, following this guide. EDIT: This answer might help you, which basically tells ...


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Fix for Skype Video upside Down. My machine is an ASUS 64 bit running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I got these commands from some one that posted it and I can't find his name now but it worked. Go to terminal and type: sudo apt-get install libv4l-0:i386 sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop edit the Exec= line to make it look like this: Exec=sh -c ...


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skype-wrapper has not been uploaded for vivid. You may want to open Software & Updates, switch to the Other Software tab, and edit the skype-wrapper entry by replacing "vivid" with "trusty".


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Had the same problem with vertically flipped camera. LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so didn't help. But after I installed Qt V4l2 test utility (qv4l2), and switching "Vertical flip" option in User controls tab off and back on (it was on by default), afterwards starting Skype, the camera behaved normally. So I used command line ...


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Try to add the following packages: sudo apt-get install libqt4-network:i386


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A workaround for getting acces to using skype when on my mobile broadband connection: Use the skype web client, https://web.skype.com/. Unfortunately video / voice calls do not work (yet) on linux - only text based chat.


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You should try restarting Network Manager in the first instance. In a terminal: sudo service network-manager restart then reboot. (Try to upgrade NetworkManager..if the above command not worked)


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I also use the Sierra Wireless, the only time I had this issue was when bandwidth was poor over 4G and it was actually more like 2G. Have you run a speed test when this happens? Also try disabling all other adapters then connect via 4G Network.


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I found a blog that say that the stock drivers on your modem (Sierra Wireless EM7345 4G LTE) has some bugs in it, please read this link. Also, did you try connecting Skype using a HTTP Proxy? Check the following link and give it a try...


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Use can install skype from your terminal via 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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Call the skype Echo / Sound test service (callto://echo123) Go to system menu in the the top-right corner: Click System Settings and then Sound Click the Applications tab As you're still in a call with Skype, you'll see the Skype volume. Adapt to your liking (including >100%) Done! :-)


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I had the same problem. Running pulseaudio on the command line gave me: E: [pulseaudio] module-device-restore.c: Failed to open volume database '/home/niklaus/.pulse/63d4d5dc69352a2dc2c957aa513088e7-device-volumes': Keine Berechtigung Called rm -rf /home/niklaus/.pulse. Then pulseaudio started without problem and Skype worked.


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If you're not afraid to upload your Skype database to the web, there is an online tool that allows exporting chats from main.db into html files: http://www.skypebrowser.com Seems to work OK with small databases.


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If other icons are showing there on top bar of your desktop then simply press ALT+Rightclick OR Alt+win+Rightclick on top bar and select add to panel and select skype and thunderbird there. If above steps not solving issue go with following command: apt-get install indicator-applet-complete .


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This command should re-enable missing indicators : sudo apt-get install indicator-applet-complete


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Installing Skype from the website does not install these additional dependencies: libdbusmenu-qt2:i386 sni-qt:i386 One of which (sni-qt:i386) is needed for this functionality, so either just install this additional dependency with: sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 Or replace your current Skype installation with the one from the repository which will ...


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I have exactly same problem and this solution worked for me: sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine:i386 gtk2-engines-pixbuf:i386 Source



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