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UVC Webcam not working anymore after skype installation

Integrated camera doesn't work anymore on Xubuntu 22.04 LTS after I installed Skype from snap. I don't know what went wrong during the installation, but whenever I run Skype/Cheese/Google Meet/Jitsi ...
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Error installing skype snap

I am running Ubuntu 22.04. When I try to install skype I get this:Run configure hook of "skype" snap if present (run hook "configure": cannot locate base snap core18: No such file ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Snap files shared with Skype

After a recent update Opera no longer played any videos in my 16.04 LTS with ES so I checked Opera in Ubuntu 22.04 with same result. But looking through the Snap package for Opera {home/snap/opera/...
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Graphics problem in some applications (Spotify, Skype, VLC) on Ubuntu 22.04.03

Some days ago I started having graphics problems (not sure how else to describe it, check the attached screenshot to see what it looks like) when I open some applications, i.e. Spotify, Skype, VLC. ...
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Removing Remnants of Skype

Running Ubuntu 22.04 - Uninstalled Skype a few days ago using Ubuntu Software package handler. Today my syslog file had grown to over 200gb, using all my free space. I truncated the file and closed ...
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Skype Wayland versus Xorg black screen at startup

Ubuntu 23.04 when under Wayland the Skype screen is black. It takes up to or more then 60 seconds before the black window in skype turns normal. under Xorg the screen is visible immediately. Have this ...
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Skype taking too much virtual memory

When starting skype under Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS it starts several processes. Two of them occupy 41.2GB and 32.6GB of virtual memory. Is that really needed? Are there files that can be deleted freeing ...
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My laptop decreased in performances after installing Skype and Zoom

Here is what I did with my machine: I installed skype from the the Ubuntu Software. I installed zoom-client again from the Ubuntu Software. Since I got problems with screen sharing, I decided to ...
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Skype generates lots of apparmor messages on Ubuntu 22.04

I have newly installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 with skype installed from standard software repository (version 8.90.0.407) and every 30 seconds it's filling /var/log/syslog with lots of apparmor messages that ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 22.04: STARTUP_TIMEOUT_ERROR

I just got a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I'm trying to install Skype (via snap, v8.89.0.403), but I get: The button "Sign out" does nothing. The menu entries are not working. Here is ...
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Skype empty labels for some options from toolbar and other bugs on ubuntu 22.04

I have problems with skype 8.89.0.403 on ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS Sometimes when I am trying to open tools from toolbar I get this: Empty tools I have this bug with File and View too. Also I have problem ...
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How to use two (or more) webcams on Skype?

How to use two (or more) webcams on Skype? I give music lessons, and it would be great if the student could see my face and what I do with my hands on the instrument at the same time. I've tried OBS, ...
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How to get rid of skype completely and for good? GPG error [duplicate]

I got big problems with Skype application on ubuntu 22.04. There was a lot of bugs and I finally decided to remove this app and switch to web version. I uninstalled this but skype still hold to ...
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Right click context menu freezes Skype/Slack

I have 20.04 and when I right click for context menu in Skype or slack most of the time I get application frozen for a while, usually it passes after waiting some time but its annoying... Any ideas ...
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Prevent application from changing file associations

I recently installed Skype on Kubuntu 20.04 via snap and I discovered that it added itself at the end of the list of applications associated with every single file type on the system! Of course, this ...
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How to best install Skype on 22.04 Jammy with Snap?

how best is Skype installed via snap? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ snap find skype Name Version Publisher Notes Summary skype 8.88.0.401 ...
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Where is skype share screen?

I share my screen every Sunday when my family and I have a Skype video call. When Ubuntu asked if I wanted to upgrade from 20 to 22, I hit OK and away we went. Except on Sunday, there was no screen ...
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presonus pulseaudio mic level low

I have 5.15.0-43-generic, 20.04.1-Ubuntu. I have a Presonus studio 68C audio interface and I would like to use my condenser mic with e.g skype, google meet or teams softwares. I noticed that the mic ...
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Sky for Linux (a Skype client) Crashes

I have a problem with Sky for Linux. This is an application that works with Skype for Business. The issue is that the program closes on its own, crashing constantly. Not being an expert in these ...
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Why can't I access the Skype website (error NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID)?

Whether I use Firefox or Chrome, I'm not able to access the https://skype.com/en/ website. I get the following on Chrome: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your ...
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Skype not listed in Startup Applications

I checked similar questions and didn't see anybody having the same problem. Skype launches every time on startup. I wanted to stop doing it. The most obvious solution didn't work in my case, which was ...
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SkypeForBusiness Call in Citrix (Windows Client, Ubuntu host) calls get disconnected

In my work Environment we have Windows Clients / Virtual Machines which we connect to via Citrix Workplace. After some updates on my Ubuntu 20.04 Host - Skype For Business Calls in Citrix get ...
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Unable to uninstall skype on Ubuntu 20.04.2

I have skype installed and running at startup. I would like to remove it altogether. I've seen some advice online, but none of them work. I can see several skypeforlinux processes running in the ...
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Can't use my kinect 2 for skype and zoom but it works with ffmpeg

Hello ubuntu lovers, I have compiled and loaded the kernel driver module "gspca-kinect2" on the github below because I wanted that my kinect 2 was detected as webcam for skype,but it did not ...
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Permission problems with applications writing on/accessing exFat formatted USB Stick

I use this 128GB Samsung USB Drive (exFat formatted) on Kubuntu 20.04 (and occasionally on Windows and Linux Mint). I use the drive on a daily basis and store all my work-related files on it. It ...
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Unable to find main.db file in my Local system

I am unable to find the main.db file where the Skype Conversations gets stored. I use Ubuntu 18.04 OS and the latest version of Skype. Can someone please help me out to find the main.db file in Ubuntu ...
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How to remove Skype second instance?

how can I remove the second instance of skype? created the second instance by skype --secondary command.
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Skypeforlinux official ppa to Ubuntu doesn't have a valid keyword

I use Ubuntu-Studio 20.04.2 LTS. Since a while (2 months, aprox.), I get a "not valid key from Skypeforlinux ppa" message, each time I perform a system update. Is it some personal mistake? ...
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Get stuck with expired key of a removed package

After accidentally switching my repository, I got the failed to download repository information error from Software Updater. I tried to do $ sudo apt-get update And found that I have an expired ...
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Skype Camera No device found

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on MacBook. I tried different thread of this problem, but I'm not able to solve the problem. How can I fix this problem so that I can use a camera with Skype.
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Kubuntu 20.04 -- Skype for Linux needs key ring password every system restart

For the past few months, Skype for Linux (kept up to date via its own repository/PPA) has asked for my password to access my keyring the first time it's opened after each cold start or reboot. Nothing ...
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Black squares in Skype Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Screen Example Can anyone explain the attached image? Only happens in Skype. Used to occur in Chromium until I turned off hardware acceleration in Chromium settings. All packages and snaps are up-to-...
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Invalid signature from repo.skype.com: how can I clear this? [duplicate]

Today I did sudo apt upgrade and then, as a double-check, did sudo apt update. The latter terminated with: Hit:5 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease ...
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Why isn't `apt upgrade` getting a new software key signature for skype?

After a recent apt update && apt full-upgrade I started getting the following error when running apt full-upgrade subsequently: Get:4 https://repo.skype.com/deb stable InRelease [4,502 B] ...
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Removed skype still have apt get update errors about skype

I've completely purged Skype from ubuntu 20.04 since I kept receiving the following error whenever apt-get update and couldn't find a solution: Err:4 https://repo.skype.com/deb stable InRelease ...
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I can't share individual windows during skype/GoogleMeet video calls (Ubuntu 20.04)

During video calls, Skype and Google Meet only let me share the whole screen (desktop) rather than specific windows. The only option it shows is the Desktop screen as if I didn't have any other ...
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Can't install Skype in Cinnamon 19.3 , 32bit [closed]

I am very new at this. A friend gave me an hp mini Compaq notebook from 2001. I put Linux Mint 32 bit. I now want to install Skype. All the versions I find are for 64 bit. As I understand the last one ...
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Unreadable charaters on Skype (Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) add file

When I try to add a file to a Skype message I get a screen similar to one I've attached. Thank you
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Titlebar Min/Max/Close Buttons Stuck in Taskbar

Sometime recently the min/max/close buttons for applications started appearing the taskbar, to the right of my clock. I didn't enforce this setting this deliberately, and I think it started happening ...
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Is there a way to see details of past notification in ubuntu 20.04 LTS Gnome desktop

The issue is I would like to see and dismiss every notification on my own time. But certain notifications hang around in the notification center and some just dissapear (like skype notifications for ...
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Problem Installing Skype libgtk-3-0 (>= 3.21.5)

I tried to install skype from terminal. (i'm newbie on ubuntu) First: wget https://repo.skype.com/latest/skypeforlinux-64.deb Second: sudo apt install ./skypeforlinux-64.deb Finally: sudo apt ...
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Cannot maximize application window of Skype and Anydesk in ubuntu 20.04

I am not able to maximize the application window of Skype and Anydesk apps to full height and width just like other apps in Ubuntu 20.04. This problem seems to be for the Ubuntu 20.04 version because ...
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Mic not working in Skype in Ubuntu 20.10

Both mics (internal and from headset) works perfectly with other software like Meet, Zoom, Team but not with Skype. I installed Skype from the software store and directly from the Microsoft site. Used ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 window flickering/strobing white for specific applications

I've been having lots of graphical issues with specific applications on Ubuntu 18.04 using my Dell Latitude 7490. For instance on GitKraken: The same thing happens on: Zoom Slack Signal Skype ...
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Is there a way to use Threema on a Ubuntu desktop?

The secure and private Threema messenger app (based in Switzerland) with end-to-end encryption is a great open source alternative for WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, WeChat, FB Messenger, Telegram. Is there a ...
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Flatapak Skype webcam & audio input & output issue

I am unable to setup audio & camera on skype. Skype webcam & audio input & output issue with the permission. I tried with command line flatpak override --user com.skype.Client --socket=...
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Gnome Keyring password prompt does not move, is it normal?

When opening Skype, Gnome Keyring password prompt does not move, is it expected behavior, in Xubuntu 20.10, Skype downloaded and installed in December, 27? I googled for "gnome keyring password ...
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ubuntu 20.04:webcam video flickering issue in chrome only

i have updated my ubuntu from 18.04 lts to 20.04 lts when i access my webcam in chrome using this extension i can see my video is black and white and is flickering i am using janus video room plugin ...
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Safe and convenient recovery short of reboot

It has been my experience in recent weeks that 20.04 hangs much more than 16.04. The most recent incident involved editing in gedit while Firefox and a gnome-terminal were also open. Often Skype is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - White screen on skype when sending doc or pdf files?

A strange issue appeared today while I was using Skype (snap version) and it looks persistent, since logging out and reboot didn't fix it. When I send a document to another person, Skype turns white ...
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