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How can I speak with my acquaintance on Linux Cinnamon [closed]

One of my acquaintances uses Linux Cinnamon and we would like to talk eachother by Skype, but we had to realised the Skype is not supported on Linux Cinnamon. We have searched any solution but we ...
0
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1answer
32 views

How can I chat (by mikrofon) on linux debian [closed]

I would like to talking with other people on skype, but I can't because the other person uses linux debian. Unfortunatelly the skype isn't supported in debian, therefore we can't talk eachother. We ...
0
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1answer
12 views

How can I put my skype notification settings in a public git repo

I maintain key configuration files in a public git repo - I'd like to put my skype configuration in it too, because I find the default configuration way too noisy. The newer version has started ...
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votes
0answers
54 views

Skype no screen sharing after upgrage

After upgrade Skype to ver 4.3.0.37 on my Linux PC, it is not possible to share screen during conversation. Even sharing options are greyed or does not work. I upgrade using rpm file. But I try ...
3
votes
2answers
131 views

Highlight Skype window when I receive a message

I'm using Linux Mint 16 (Cinnamon desktop). Is it possible to make Skype window be highlighted in the bottom panel when I receive a message (like on Windows 7)? I want to do this because sometimes I ...
0
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0answers
66 views

SQLite3 header and source version mismatch plus Skype Clash

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I am trying to use SQLite3. After installation, I get $ sqlite3 SQLite header and source version mismatch 2011-11-01 00:52:41 ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Skype (linux) won't connect after being killed by signal -9

Sometimes i kill apps using killall -9, including Skype. This is usually not an issue, but sometimes Skype doesn't connect to a network until i reboot a machine. It starts, then infinitely performing ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Can't install Skype on Debian through dpkg

This is my terminal output: # dpkg -i skype-debian_4.2.0.11-1_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package skype. (Reading database ... 148114 files and directories currently installed.) ...
2
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1answer
59 views

Skype event never goes away

I seem to have an "immortal" event - when I start Skype I always get an event that one of my contacts has called me. Clicking on "Mark All Viewed" will remove it, until next time I start Skype, and ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Linux as a VMWare Player Guest - Audio Performance?

I would like to be able to make phone calls in a Linux guest under VMWare Player. At this point I have a Linux Mint (Olivia, Cinnamon) in which both Skype and Google Chat phone calls are choppy, ...
0
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1answer
432 views

Skype can not find libssl.so.10 on 64-bit Fedora Linux

Skype will not start: $ skype & skype: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.10: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 $ ldd /usr/bin/skype |grep ssl libssl.so.10 => not found OK, missing ...
3
votes
2answers
530 views

How to install skype on CentOS without root access

So I'm trying to install Skype on my office computer which has CentOS6.4 and where I have no root access. http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-computer/ only offers binaries for Ubuntu, ...
1
vote
0answers
99 views

How to set skype advanced connection Options on fedora 19

I have switched from Ubuntu 12.10 (mint nadia(14) cinnamon) to fedora 19 (gnome). So far so good. I installed skype via the fedorautils. Now that I am testing it using a Vodafone usb modem, it ...
0
votes
1answer
334 views

Internal microphone: no sound level in pavucontrol but record with arecord, pacat -r and audacity work - Skype doesn't

My internal microphone is not working in Skype. The first thing I did was checking if the microphone was found by pulseaudio. I opened up pavucontrol and recognized that the microphone was there but ...
3
votes
1answer
496 views

How to access Skype with a Microsoft account under Linux

I'm using Skype for Linux (version 4.2.0.11) and I can't access with my merged Microsoft account. When I insert my login info I get a arror message, "Sorry, something went wrong. Please try again". ...
0
votes
1answer
377 views

Mint LXDE autostart doen't work

I need to autostart skype. /etc/xdg/autostart/skype.desktop - not working /etc/xdg/lxsession/Mint-LXDE/autostart + line @skype - start skype twice /etc/rc.local + line skype - not working Any ideas? ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Problems with apt-get(unmet dependencies)

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04(64 bit). I have downloaded skype from the official website and opened the deb package from the terminal(sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.1.0.20-1_i386.deb) but ...
0
votes
2answers
737 views

Transfer Skype chat history to Fedora 17 from Windows 7

I want to copy my Skype chat history from Windows 7 to Fedora 17. Is this possible? I have found the Skype chat history in Windows 7 at the following: ...
0
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1answer
933 views

How do I join a conference call in Skype for Linux?

On Linux, the latest Skype client doesn't seem to allow joining conference calls, only creating new ones. Clicking on the call button (I think) calls each member separately, I've been told by the ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Skype not working in CentOS 6.2

I tried to install Skype on CentOS 6.2. I downloaded Skype's rpm package from here and tried this command to install – but it's giving an error like this: [root@localhost Downloads]# rpm -ivh ...
4
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5answers
3k views

Linux: Install Skype 4.0 but keep 2.2?

Skype 4.0 for Linux has been released. I would like to test the new version but keep the old 2.2 around just in case. I cannot find the 2.2 installation .deb, even though I thought that I did save one ...
1
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0answers
200 views

How can I block a bunch of contacts in Skype on Linux?

I am using Skype (Beta) 2.2.0.35 on my Ubuntu and after some trial I believe that it is not possible to block a whole bunch or group of contacts all in one move. It would be a very handy feature: ...
7
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6answers
8k views

How to get better Skype notifications in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu, I want to be notified in a customizable way when someone speaks in a Skype conversation (but not in group Chat 'channels'). The problem is: I have lots of windows open, so I often don't ...
2
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1answer
417 views

How to share screen to a group in Linux Mint/Ubuntu?

My colleagues use Mint OS and cannot share his screen to the team via TeamViewer (he can only do it on 1 vs 1 sharing). Is there a way to archive that similarly in Windows 7?
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1answer
270 views

I wish to install Skype and other downloaded programs on Linux, specifically Debian, AMD64 LXDE

With Linux I have functioned up to now just using apt-get and modifying /etc/apt/sources.list . I followed the instructions in this blog. I added "deb h ttp://download.skype.com/linux/repos/debian/ ...
0
votes
0answers
231 views

In voice call other side is unable to hear me

I'm experiencing problem in voice calling in Linux since last week. It is happening with skype, Google Talk and Pidgin. I think there is something wrong with pulse audio or might be some drive ...
1
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2answers
416 views

Skype answer button appearing off screen on multi monitor Linux setup

Im using Linux Mint LMDE and have Skype installed, running KDE desktop. I have 4 monitors connected of varying sizes. The issue that I'm having is that when Skype rings, there is no button to click ...
0
votes
1answer
578 views

How to install skype in an ALT Linux distro (Simply Linux 6)

I've installed Simply Linux 6 (a distro by ALT Linux Team which based on the "p6" branch of their package repository; ftp, torrent). Now I want to use Skype, but there is no skype package in the list ...
0
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1answer
220 views

How to stop Skype (for Linux) nibbling my traffic?

When I have Skype running (not in "Offline" mode) I often see it start eating about 0.5 kb/s of my traffic (so the network quota meter is dropping inevitably and internet stops soon). When I restart ...
7
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1answer
2k views

Linux Skype: how to show contacts who are offline?

I've done something stupid to my Linux Skype configuration. Only my online contacts are shown—it's as if my offline contacts don't exist. This is a problem when I'm trying to figure out if ...
1
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3answers
295 views

Migrating from Skype - Calling landlines?

I've been wanting to stop using Skype for quite a while, but now that they're being bought by Microsoft, I think it's about time to spring into action. I use Skype mainly to call landlines abroad - I ...
0
votes
1answer
356 views

Skype: phantom notification

I'm using skype 2.1.0.81 on Ubuntu, and I can't wear my earphones because there is some annoying notification sound that occurs randomly. I went to Notifications in Options, and disabled ALL ...
3
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5answers
3k views

Showing Skype's Main Window in Ubuntu

If I use Alt+F4 on Skype's main window in Windows-XP, it goes to the Windows System-tray, where I can still see and access it, but in Ubuntu, it simply disappears and I can't get it back. Skype is ...
4
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1answer
1k views

Skype notification script: get chat message recipient

I'm writing a notification script for Skype event notifications. (As far as I know, that feature is Linux-only; go to "Options", "Notifications", select an event and fill in "Execute the following ...
1
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1answer
997 views

How to use usb-connected headphones with Skype under Linux?

Bought Plantronics 955 headphones with microphone. When plugging "dongle" to computer, I see in dmesg: [37925.082297] usb 2-3.1.3: new full speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 10 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to disable Skype from using system tray (notification area) on Linux?

I use AWN dock on Linux (which behaves much like Windows 7 panes, using one icon for launching an application and managing its windows). It loses Skype (as well as any other application) when it goes ...
8
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6answers
9k views

Linux Skype alternative similar to Windows Skype?

Does anybody know a good option for a Skype based solution that works on Linux? I have a real problem with the current Linux version as it is a crappy, buggy and downgraded version of the Windows ...
2
votes
2answers
353 views

How can I make skype calls in Linux?

Today I spent more than an hour trying to get Skype set up on my Linux box (Debian testing), but I couldn't make my microphone to work correctly. So I hear the other person talking, but they can't ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

regex edit in skype?

Ok, I am not a big skype user, but I was chatting with my sister, made a typo and habitually typed tpyo s/tpyo/typo/ to my surprise it actually changed the history. I am using the linux skype ...
4
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5answers
5k views

Linux Skype issue. How to work with Pulseaudio in Ubuntu Karmic and/or Hardy?

I'm trying to use Skype with Ubuntu Karmic and I just don't understand how to configure Pulseaudio properly. The previous version of Skype allowed me to talk through and hear the voice on my USB ...
2
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3answers
5k views

webcam problem with skype on linux

I am runing ubuntu 9.10 and the latest version of skype but I have problem with webcam. When I trie the webcam with cheese it works fine but when I try to use the web on skype , skype crashes. can any ...
8
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3answers
5k views

Where does Skype save my contact's avatars in Linux?

I'm using Skype on Linux. Where can I find images cached by skype of my contact's avatars?
0
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3answers
1k views

Linux: How to start Skype (or other program) only when I'm online?

I've added Skype to my "Startup applications" list, so that it starts automatically after I log in. (This is on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty, with the Gnome desktop) However, I frequently use my laptop ...
5
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4answers
2k views

best open source software for voice chat in linux [closed]

I recently started working on a project with a remote developer and we want to be able to talk verry easy over VOIP. We are both on ubuntu and have tried using skype, but it gets all kinds of weird ...
1
vote
2answers
885 views

Running Skype 2.1 beta with KDE 4.3

I'm trying the new Skype Linux Beta ( Skype 2.1.0.47 ) with KDE 4.3 on OpenSUSE 11.1 . Sound works just fine for: Amarok SMplayer Firefox (flash) but I get absolutely no output from Skype. Please ...
4
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8answers
11k views

Skype messenger for Linux Console

I am, for quite some time already, searching for a linux console (e.g. BASH) programm that offers the Instant Messenger functionality of Skype. What I really do not need is microphone/call/listening ...
8
votes
2answers
9k views

Ubuntu, Bluetooth headset and Skype

I have a nice bluetooth headset Plantronics 590 and I really want to use it in Linux the way I use it in Windows, i.e. listen to music and call through Skype. There's tons of tutorials how to make ...
1
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2answers
780 views

Skype for Linux: Microphone works 50% of the time per SkypeOut call

I have Skype 2.0.0.13 for Linux, and whenever I make a SkypeOut call to a phone, sometimes the microphone works, and sometimes it doesn't. It's completely random, and it's about 50% either way. By ...
0
votes
1answer
449 views

Video Skype on Aspire One

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook with the default Linpus Lite OS. It only supports video chat using Pidgin with MSN accounts. All of my contacts have Skype or Google accounts set up, but not MSN. Is ...