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Skype is a proprietary voice-over-Internet Protocol service and software application originally created by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, and owned by Microsoft since 2011.

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Skype not refreshing, still running, on Debian; opening menu unfreezes it

I'm running Skype 8.71.0.36 on Debian Testing. It works well but the window doesn't refresh; when initialising, it freezes on the login stage. If I open a menu it unfreezes and I can continue working; ...
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Can't Install Skype on Zorin OS 9

I visited the Skype download page and selected the Ubuntu Multiarch distribution package. It gave me a .deb file. I opened the package and it brought me to the software center, and I thought "all ...
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Arch Linux: Webcam Virtual Background Setup

I have tried various tools like fakecam and blog posts like this (https://elder.dev/posts/open-source-virtual-background/), however, I just can't get anything to run on my setup (Arch Linux). Can ...
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pulse-audio does not recognise my Logitech mic and my Webcam mic

I use the (great) AK5370 microphone for Skype, but it is not recognized by my archlinux i86_64. It also fails to recognize the mic on my Logitech Webcam (PTZ, which I do not use). Both are connected ...
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Skype error in Ubuntu 10.10

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 version. Recently I am finding this error. When I used to close the Skype client, then it used to go up to the desktop. (The above panel where time and date are generally ...
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Where can I download secure-skype (skype-secure/sskype)?

In the last year or so I ran into a secure (sandboxed) version of Skype called Secure-Skype or Skype-Secure. I can't remember which name is correct. Essentially, it made the user space _skype and ...
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How to capturing the video of an individual in a Teams meeting?

thank you for reading this question. The situation of this problem is as follows, due to the Corona Pandamic all lectures of my university are streamed via Microsoft Teams and are recorded via Teams. ...
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Skypeforlinux won't launch anymore

Since of the latest updates (within the last two weeks) skypeforlinux stopped working and the only thing I find in the logs is [ 324.575813] traps: skypeforlinux[2487] trap int3 ip:555cb8dab847 sp:...
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I need help to install Skype on Kali 2020

I wasn't lucky with all of the Google help so I came here. I installed the latest version of Skype on my Kali 2020 with sudo dpkg -i skypeforlinux-64.deb, and it all went correctly and installed with ...
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How to prevent dwm from tag switching when launching Skype

I'm running dwm and Skype included in it's tag rules: static const Rule rules[] = { /* class instance title tags mask isfloating monitor */ /* snip */ { "Skype&...
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Login to Skype from terminal or any other way

Please let me know if anybody knows how to login to Skype on Linux Mint from terminal or any other way? I have tried a lot but nothing found. Desktop # ./skype.desktop ./skype.desktop: line 1: [...
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Open Source Alternatives to MS Teams [closed]

In the presence of current wave of COVID-19, we all are forced to work-from-home and attend online group meetings. In this context, my organization is currently using MS Teams for such meetings. ...
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How to use both built-in speakers and external microphone on a single jack?

I would like to use built-in speakers of my laptop and an external microphone in the same time (for skype). But my sound card has only one connector which does both output and input. So when I plug ...
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Skype for linux won't launch

I am trying to launch the newest skype versions (~)8.57.0.116-r1 (~)8.58.0.93 on my Gentoo and it won't launch, the only error being this line in dmesg traps: skypeforlinux[17278] trap int3 ip:...
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Skype on Debian 8 (Jessie) runs but no window is showing

I have "succesfully" installed skypeforlinux 8.57.0.116 on my machine running Debian 8 (Jessie) using the instructions provided here. An icon appears in the menu, and when I click that icon six ...
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SKYPE on ubuntu 14-04 — how to upgrade it?

SKYPE has upgraded its soft some while ago, and I missed my chance to reinstall it at that point. One of my comps run ubuntu 12-something, and I guess it is hopeless now to reactivate SKYPE on it ...
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Installing Skype in Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed. I'm trying to install Skype. I downloaded the package: skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386 When I open the package, I'm taken to a window that ...
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Skype Call Recorder in Debian 7.1: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found

I am trying to configure Skype Call Recorder in Debian 7.1, running Skype 4.3.0.37. Since there was no amd64 package for Debian, I am using skype-call-recorder-ubuntu_0.10_amd64.deb. The installation ...
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How to install Skype in Arch-based Antergos Linux

In latest Antergos Linux, Arch-based, up-to-date. $ sudo pacman -S skype error: target not found: skype $ yaourt -S skype error: target not found: skype
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How to install a RPM package in a right way?

I know its very basic question(but i am new to centos7), and very much confused, the examples i have checked over net someone is using YUM or first wget or tarball.Please tell the right way to install ...
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How to install Skype on Linux Mint

I downloaded the installer from the website. When I run it, I get the following error: Your system has broken dependencies. This application cannot continue until it is fixed. To fix it, run "...
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Unable to install Skype on Debian Jessie 64 bit

I am unable to install Skype on Debian Jessie (64 bit). I have already enables i386 architecture . The issue is with the installation of the package libqtwebkit4:i386: rsiwal@rsiwal-jessie:~$ sudo ...
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gdebi Dependency is not satisfiable

I am trying to install Skype on amd64 Kali-Linux following this tutorial. However once I got to step 4.1, gdebi skype-install.deb, I got this error message: This package is uninstallable Dependency is ...
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libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.20)(64bit) is needed by skypeforlinux-8.9.0.1-1.x86_64

My environment: $ cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core) $ uname -a Linux X 3.10.0-693.5.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Oct 20 20:32:50 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ rpm -...
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Docker: use app - Skype from container instead of host

I want to maintain host machine that installed docker with minimal packages as possible - I'm using archlinux that is rolling-based system, currently I have 142 packages. But when I'm at work, I ...
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Running Skype through Wine

So many of you probably know how the linux version of skype does not support a video conference call, for unknown reasons to me. So to handle this I have tried running it through Wine. I applied the ...
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Skype installation on Debian Jessie

I tried to install Skype - yes, I've read what the Debian wiki says about it, but unfortunately convincing every "friend" (like i have any, lol), family member and colleague to get on the '...
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Installing Skype on Debian x64: pkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of skype

I'm trying to install Skype using this manual. I successfully download the package using the command: wget -O skype-install.deb http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-deb-64 but when I try to ...
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Problems with USB microphone

My USB mic in webcam in Skype not working (cam works fine). I use Arch Linux with alsa. I set up pulseaudio but then I removed it because it is not stable. cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [SB ]:...
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Log in to Skype for Business for Office 365 using Sky

I am trying to use Sky, the Skype for Business client for Linux, as recommended on the Skype forums (where Office 365 was specifically mentioned as a use case). I am using it on Fedora 23. However, it ...
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How to change font on Skype 5.3 (skypeforlinux) on Fedora 25

The previous recipe was to use qt4-config, which is no longer working as you can't select a qt4 related theme. Any solution available? It's very small font on 4k monitor.
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Delayed script to boot exagear and skype using RPI3 on debian

I'm using Exagear desktop to run Skype on RPI3 (Raspbian/Debian). I have some naive users also using the system because of which I want to load both of them on boot (maybe delayed startup service). I ...
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Skype doesn't start anymore

Skype always started and logged in automatically after PC start. But today it didn't happen. Instead of this Skype login window popped up and I was asked to enter my credentials. I entered them, the ...
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Installing Skype in Manjaro

I'm having some problems installing the skype package on linux Manjaro using the pacman command since I get the following error: sudo pacman -S skype error: target not found: skype I made sure that ...
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How to make Skype conference calls and screen sharing in Linux

Now that Skype got discontinued for Linux and only the 5 beta version is avalable, Linux users have a problem, which is how to communicate with Mac and Windows users. There have been lately a lot of ...
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How to install Skype on Debian 8?

Can you install a program made for Debian 7 on Debian 8? Specifically I need Skype, but it only has support for Debian 7; could I install that? I know it's preferable to use Linux- and community-...
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Skype/Spotify Installation Error: Cannot Install libssl1.0.0:i386

OpenSSL has been giving me a lot of gripe lately with some pieces of software such as spotify and skype. I include both apps because I think it's the same issue causing both to stop installing, ...
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How to limit Skype CPU usage

I use Skype for messaging only. But it is consuming some CPU time when idle. I need to limit the Skype process' CPU usage. Can that be done? I am using Linux Mint 17.2.
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How can skype sounds be changed, since the 5 version?

In the skype 4.3 sounds were in the /usr/share/skype/sounds folder (Ubuntu 16.04). I could replace the CallRingingIn.wav file to another and change the ringtone this way. But in the new skype (since ...
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Skype speakers output muted

Whenever I login my speakers volume are automatically reduced to zero. During calls other people are able to hear me but I don’t hear anyone. Speakers muted icon keeps appearing, and even after I push ...
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Alternatives to SkyPE that can call “real” phone numbers

I currently pay SkyPE $3/month to make unlimited calls across the USA and Canada (ie, the NANPA "1" international dialing code), and, less importantly, pay them about $4 month for an inbound ...
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How to connect Skypeforlinux (and other programs) on Debian 9 through proxy

I have found this: http://xpo6.com/skype-for-linux-behind-a-proxy-server/ changed the ip address and the port, but it still does not work. Then I tried > export http_proxy='http://username:...
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Skype 4.3.0.37 on CentOS 7 failed to open

I have installed Skype 4.3.0.37 in my CentOS 7 system. It's perfectly fine for one month. All of a sudden it stopped working and when I try to open it in terminal I get this error: (skype:9353): Gtk -...
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Trick to create restricted linux user I can remotely control no matter where it connects

Short version: I need to give my 4 yr old son a laptop so that he can skype with me from the other side of the globe. The only help I can expect from his legal guardian is turning the laptop on at the ...
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Forcing Skype window resize (under Gnome)

Using Skype 2.2 on Linux, the video which is reproduced seems to be limited to 320x240; the default options to resize the window are disabled. Is there a way to force a resize of this window? Just ...
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Headphones with combo jack: Force internal mic for input and headphones for output

Linux systems have been having a historical (>5 yrs) problem in configuring audio devices especially commonplace headphones with combo jacks. Since many people want to use their favorite linux systems ...
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How can I disable preview for links in skypeforlinux?

skypeforlinux automatically finds links in a text message and provides these links after sending the message by previewing them. For many links, a preview is created for each individual link. This is ...
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libssl1.0.0 won't let me install anything

I've been having the same issue with my computer for a while now and it's really been bugging me. It all started when I installed Skype about a month ago. Also, I apologize, I'm not actually using ...
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How to install skype on arch

I've looked everywhere and nothing has worked. I am just trying to install skype. I tried to see if it was in the repositories but didn't find it. So I wen't to the skype website and found a linux ...
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Fontconfig error causes SEGFAULT in skype

One day running old 4.3 skype in openSUSE Tumbleweed accidentally got error: > skype Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-hinting-slight.conf", line 13: mismatched tag Segmentation fault (...