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How can I change the Skype icon in the wingpanel to match the default style?

This solution will work on elementary OS 0.3 (Freya) and 0.4 (Loki), Luna users should follow PNG's answer To change the skype icon (and many other) you have to install the elementary+ icon theme. ...
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How can I install Skype on Freya?

Removing previous version(If you have) sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin:i386 skype:i386 sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 Clear the old Skype folder before installing latest version. rm -rf ~/....
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How can I change the Skype icon in the wingpanel to match the default style?

Guide for Luna: After installing Skype, add this PPA which provides a patched sni-qt, and install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rpeshkov/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sni-qt Then ...
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What Skype do I need to download?

Downloading from Skype.com, the Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch) will provide the best software for any elementary Luna or Freya installation. In the future, should a Ubuntu 14.04 version become available, ...
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Skype - can't install it on Freya

This is the normal result (unmet dependencies) with apt-get when there is a need to remove or replace a package with its other arch. The message is clear in aptitude command: xdg-user-dirs : ...
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Unable to install skype on elementary OS

The quickest way to find such problem is to verify the enabled repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list file directly and don't trust software-properties-gtk GUI tool. trusty-security & trusty-...
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Hide new Skype icon from Plank

So you found the solution, but I'm giving you a better info for anyone that have this problem too, I though that the Skype app was a joke but no, it's really well done, even if it's in alpha state, ...
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Skype for Linux Alpha Wingpanel Indicator

There is a mod for this on Ask Ubuntu. It allows you to use any icons you want, but the package listed to download is a monochrome that goes well with elementary.
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Skype won't launch on Elementary OS Loki

Try installing the new Skype Alpha for Linux. I am using it and it works like a charm.
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MacBook's webcam is not working

You need to install Isight, follow this tutorial. https://turanct.wordpress.com/2010/06/11/use-your-macs-isight-on-ubuntu/
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