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Questions tagged [skype]

Questions relating to Microsoft's Skype VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) application and services.

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Skype is automatically closes when the lock ElementaryOS

Maybe someone has already come across this. I began to notice, after unlocking the PC, there are no Skype icon on the taskbar. And the application is simply closed. This happens every time the ...
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Skype Installation on Elementary OS

I am a new Linux user, I am using Elementary OS and not much familiar with its features. I want help with skype installation. I have downloaded the skype from official website, however, I dont know ...
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Juno 5.0 beta Skype mic muted again after sound mixer system update

Skype is again muted after the update of the sound mixer package (I think switchboard-plug-locale), mic is muted for an unknown reason, MBP 6,1. Before it was working fine, and even better than under ...
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why can't microsoft fix skype to have a wide scrollbar? short answer=ms don't know how

why can't ms fix s k y p e to have a wide scrollbar? W i n a e r o (third party) can do it in win 10, but ms doesn't know how to do it. they have lost all their good programmers and no longer either ...
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Cannot make calls through Skype

I've recently installed Skype to my computer, which runs Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. Even though it was installed smoothly, when I try to click on call icon, it does nothing. So now I'm unable to make ...
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Skype missing icon in wingpanel

This only started this week and I'm not sure what caused this but my Skype icon is missing in wingpanel. I reinstalled Skype but icon still doesn't show up. Any one here experiencing same issue? And ...
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Microphone only in Skype not working

Since an update to Skype 8.11.0.4 the microphone stopped working (also 8.12.76.7 (preview) isn't working). Checked with other applications, e.g. SoundRecorder, where the mic is working nicely. Now I ...
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Hide new Skype icon from Plank

Today I received a notice stating that older versions of Skype (4.3 and older) will not longer work after July 1st. So I installed the latest Beta 5.3.0.1 version. The problem with this is that the ...
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Dead-keys not working in Skype

I cannot accentuate vowels (or any other letter) in the chat of Skype using dead keys (in the Spanish keyboard-layout) as I do in other applications, where I type "´" and then "e", resulting in "é". ...
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Skype for Linux Alpha Wingpanel Indicator

Is there any way I can change the Skype for Linux Alpha wingpanel indicator to match the default theme? Currently it's green: GTK: Arc Icon theme: ElementaryPlus elementary OS Loki Thank you!
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Installing Skype, Steam, Wine problems

i'm new on Linux with Elementary OS. I want to install Skype, Steam and Wine but i can't install these. When i try to this: sudo apt-get install skype sudo apt-get install steam sudo apt-get install ...
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Skype won't launch on Elementary OS Loki

So i downloaded skype through the official website, then installed gdebi through the terminal, and finally opened the downloaded skype file with gdebi package installer. All went smooth, but skype won'...
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Skype - can't install it on Freya

I am using elementary OS Freya. I was unable to install Skype. I've formatted my laptop and installed Freya (twice), same thing. Can't install Skype, same error: luffy@luffy-Satellite-C850-B797:~$ ...
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Unable to install skype on elementary OS

I am using elementary os freya. I followed this post to install skype. ravan@ravan:~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How can I install Skype on Freya?

I am newbie to Freya and I need to install Skype. I tried to download it from the Skype website but there is no support for Freya. There's only an Ubuntu version .deb. Now I don't know how to install ...
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MacBook's webcam is not working

The webcam is simply not recognized by the OS. The Camera app doesn't recognize it, Skype won't find it etc. I am using a MacBook Pro 2,2 (it's old) and the Software Center won't find any driver. ...
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What Skype do I need to download?

Skype offers the following downloads: Which should I chose? The Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't seem to work - it seems to install then just isn't installed again with no popup error message.
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How can I change the Skype icon in the wingpanel to match the default style?

It'd be nicer if the Skype icon was smaller and white. Here's how it looks right now: