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Questions tagged [skype]

Questions relating to Microsoft's Skype VOIP application and services.

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Can't launch fishbowl client in ubuntu 18.04, getting this error Error: Could not find or load main class com.evnt.app.AppLoader

i am getting an error while launching fishbowl file client.sh Error: Could not find or load main class com.evnt.app.AppLoader. I have set my JAVA_HOME & PATH in .bashrc as well but still getting ...
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Set the Skype call window on top [closed]

I am using Skype 8.33 for Linux on Ubuntu 17.10. Skype has a little call window that is supposed to hover on top of the workspace all the time. However, if I change the window, the call window stays ...
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My microphone just gives white noise

I've got a Purism Librem 13 laptop which comes with PureOS (a Debian derivative) installed by default. I've got Ubuntu 18.04 installed, but the built in microphone only generates white noise. Here's a ...
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Cannot remove skype icon (in show application) after uninstall in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I installed Skype via Software Center and now I want to remove it. I try to run sudo apt-get --purge remove skype but I can not find skype package and then I remove it in Software Center. After ...
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How can I prevent any program starting at boot of the system? Is the procedure different for TeamViewer?

When starting Xubuntu on my laptop, a lot of applications start to run (taking a big part of my CPU and energy): TeamViewer, Skype and so on and so forth. I don't want to uninstall them. I just want ...
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Remove non-functioning launcher icon [duplicate]

I had two versions of skype installed: one from Skype (package skypeforlinux) and one using snap package in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome. I removed the snap version but an empty icon in the launcher remains. /...
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Skype in Ubuntu creates 4 processes and comsumes a lot of RAM

I am using skype (skypeforlinux) in Ubuntu 16.04. I have noticed that when open 4 skype processes are active. More specifically I have: 2 processes of skypeforlinux occupying approximately 162 and ...
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'gpg' error during installation of skypeforlinux [duplicate]

enter image description here W:Ignoring file 'some-ppa.list.save.1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension, E:Type 'gpg' is not known on line 1 in source list ...
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Wayland NVidia Starting Problems

I installed the latest version of ubuntu yesterday. 18.10. Now my computer (Acer Aspire F15) won't work as before anymore. In a normal ubuntu session after entering my password i just get to the same ...
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Skype snap won't connect

I just installed Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 as a snap package. Skype will start but it won't connect, giving me a network error. I'm behind a proxy server. How can I make Skype recognize my proxy server? ...
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Suddenly while skype call mic stop working

While calling on Skype my mic stops working but the headphones are working fine as I have already checked. It happens only with skype calls sometimes and to temporary resolve this issue. I have to ...
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gspca_zc3xx webcam does not work with skypeforlinux

I have an old Creative NX Pro webcam. In short, guvcview and v4l2ucp work perfectly; cheese can't find the webcam; and Skype can find the webcam but shows a black screen. Diagnostics: $ cat /etc/lsb-...
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Skype not recognizing microphone and camera after suspending the system

I'm having a problem with Skype after the Ubuntu upgrade to the version 18.04. After trying several solutions that I found here, installing and uninstalling Skype, I realized that when I log-out and ...
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Jabra Elite 65t? Call quality?

has anyone tried to pair the Jabra Elite 65t bluetooth in-ears with Linux? I am thinking about the purchase but both A2DP and HFP with Wide Band Speech (mSBC) in Debian (Ubuntu) are a must - I want ...
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Problem installing Skype

When I try to install Skype using sudo snap install skype --classic, the system says: Note: Only SSH v2 keys are supported. Public SSH Key: Invalid SSH key type: 'sudo' Can someone help me ...
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Skype can't access microphone

Preface: I searched for answers before I wrote this question. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and just installed Skype 8.31.0.92. The video captures fine, the contacts all work, but when I try to make a ...
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Steps needed to make skyforlinux work properly in bionic beaver: Port / protocol configuration at ufw

I have the latest skype at bionic. I have opened 3478:3481/udp ALLOW OUT Anywhere . Also 80,443/tcp ALLOW OUT Anywhere . I am getting problems at transmission (video) for skype. ...
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Skype closes when I try to update my profile picture

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. I'm using the Cinnamon desktop. I recently downloaded Skype (not from the terminal). I have an interesting problem when I try to change my profile picture, Skype just shuts ...
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How do I remove extra “Skype” icon from GNOME shell?

When searching for "Skype" I always see these 2 entries. There is this duplicate blank Skype icon. Both of them seem to run Skype in the same way. But I've checked both /usr/share/applications, and ~...
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skypeforlinux Ubuntu package says File has unexpected size (2471 != 2457). Mirror sync in Progress? [closed]

When I am running apt get update in Ubuntu mate 18.04 the following things happens Err:10 https://repo.skype.com/deb stable/main amd64 Packages File has unexpected size (2248 != ...
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skype not in software centre ubuntu 14.04

I looked at answers for downloading skype and they all seem to be a bit dated. can anyone tell me what exactly I should do to download the latest version of skype? I have an ubuntu 14.04, have ...
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Can not input Chinese on Skype

I installed the Skype from Ubuntu Software store. After installation is done, I login my Skype account. When I try to input something I found I can't input Chinese, maybe I can't input any language ...
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Unable to make video and audio calls with Pidgin (Skype)

I'm using Pidgin to communicate with my colleagues through Skype (yeah, I know, Skype... right) Thing is, I seem to be unable to make video calls debug log: (15:58:16) mediamanager: gst pipeline ...
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How to remove skype

can anyone please tell me how to completely remove skype from ubuntu 18.04. There's lots of advice on how to install skype, but none on how to uninstall it. Skype came with the upgrade I think, I don'...
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Browserproblem trying to use Skype on Xubuntu

I have installed skype on my Tuxedo-computer with xubuntu 16.04. When trying to use skype online I am said that I do need a Chrome or Microsoft Edge Browser. As browser I use Firefox Web Browser. ...
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Skype indicator missing on 18.04 - Skype bug or related to my particular config?

I installed Skype (using snap) on Bionic (18.04) and it works fine, but no indicator is visible in the top bar. Other applications (e.g. Amarok, Knotes, Veracrypt) don't have this problem. I have ...
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How do I install Skype (or anything) using snap?

I have downloaded Skype using snap. The only way I can access it, is via the terminal. When I try to launch Skype, I get the following message: mkdir: cannot create directory '/.config': Permission ...
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How to prevent Skype of signing off?

I'm using skypeforlinux 8.28.0.41 on fresh Kubuntu 18.04. Almost all the time everything is ok, but sometimes, after "shutdown - power on" cycle skype "forgets" I was signed in. I never use "Sign out"...
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Skype Memory corruption bug

OS: Linux zero 4.15.0-29-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 17 15:39:52 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) Version Affected: Skype version 8.27.0.85 Steps to reproduce: 1. Open ...
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Auto login and run skype for linux without Keyring prompt

I use Ubuntu 16.04 I also use auto login. I have set Skype for linux to auto start, but it asks for Keyring password. Is it possible to start without this prompt? I mean only for Skype, I don't ...
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snap applications without permissions to write to home directory when using sssd

I have set up sssd and joined my 18.04 LTS workstation to the company domain. Most things work OK except for a couple of snap applications. When trying to run them I get errors creating files in ~/...
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Integrated webcam not working on Lenovo Yoga 510 (Ubuntu 18.04) [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu Bionic Beaver on my Lenovo Yoga 510 Laptop. I need Skype, but my webcam does not work. It seems not to be recognized. Cheese does not work either: "No Device Found" My lsusb ...
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Microphone not working on Ubunut 18.04 LTS for any conference app web nor desktop No one can hear me

Hi I already tried most of the troubleshooting posts for making sure the microphone is not muted on alsamixer and for making sure the built-in microphone is selected under chrome settings but when I ...
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Skype crashes after push save as [closed]

Skype in my Ubuntu 18.04 crashes after I push a button "Save as" and no error message is displayed. What could be the reason? Thanks
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Broken sound in Skype (Version 8.26.0.70) after Ubuntu 18.04 upgrade

After upgrading Ubuntu to 18.04 version, Skype became unusable. The audio quality during the calls sounds robotic, although other program sounds remained ok. How to solve this issue? Thanks .
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Skype suddenly stops detecting mic and speaker frequently

I am facing an strange issue with Skypeforlinux on Ubuntu 16.04. It frequently stops detecting mic and speakers in between a call. I can't even share screen after that, and all of it get fixed after ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 program not starting and not shown in software center

Today after I reached my desk, suddenly apps shortcut in dock didn't work for few programs like 'skype', 'atom', 'system monitor' etc. They were fine earlier. I checked 'Software center' and there ...
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Is there a grammar checking tool for Ubuntu (not only for LibreOffice)?

I know this, let's assume to be a duplicate question and an answer was already posted here, but my question is entirely different. I want to know if there is a grammar (not only spell) checking tool (...
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How to disable skype icon on system tray Ubuntu 16.04?

I've Skype version 8.24.0.2 and Ubuntu 16.04. I do not like icon skype on the system tray. How to disable skype icon on system tray?
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Increase Popup time for Skype

Can we increase the Popup time for Skype in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? Thanks in advance.
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How do I remove Skype from xubuntu 16.04?

I know there are numerous posts on how to remove skype from ubuntu. However, I found none for 16.04 and more importantly no method worked for me. I tried what I thought was most thorough: apt-get ...
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Problems with skype on ubuntu 16.04.4 on AMD ryzen

I have an issue with skype. I have installed it months ago, and I did have no problem on using it (I don't remember if it was on this machine or the old one). I have ubuntu 16.04.4, and I am using an ...
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Skype minify under Ubuntu-Mate

I am running Skype 8.20 under Ubuntu-MATE 16.04. It automatically starts after boot, but unlike defined in the settings: not minified / in-the-background, but as a regular window: My question would ...
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Skype signing issue in Ubuntu 14

I've just installed skype on my ubuntu machine. But when I starts login, it gets disappeared without any error. I've tried most of options available online, but still same issue persists. Anyone ...
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Redirect real webcam to a virtual webcam via terminal

Is there a way to redirect a real webcam to a virtual webcam from the command line, for example using the v4l2loopback module with ffmpeg ? Details I have an old webcam which works with most ...
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clamscan report virus for skypeforlinux Unix.Trojan.Mirai-5932143-0 FOUND

is there problem with SNAP? should i revert to apt-get instead? Tue May 29 16:56:56 +08 2018 freshclam update.... ClamAV update process started at Tue May 29 16:56:56 2018 WARNING: Your ClamAV ...
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Set persistent notification for certain app

The problem: I recieve skype messages while afk and I don't notice the little orange dot in the trayicon when I'm back. The question: I'd like to make Skype's notifications persistent on screen (...
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Sofware center hanging..

Newly installed 16.04 on new dell laptop. Tried using software centre in order to download skype. Software centre failed to launch, hanging for a while. Launcher info corrupt? Not sure in what ...
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Skype ALSA audio distorted

I've downloaded skype for linux both as a deb and a snap, but get this result: The audio cuts in and out really fast. It sounds distorted, sometimes better than others. Is it correct that it's using ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 18.04 issues - doesn't start and logs me out

The Skype app on Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't start when using the Community Theme snap Wayland (communitheme) theme. It automatically takes me to the lock screen Also, clicking on Skype's file sharing icon ...