LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-04-2007, 02:53 AM   #1
gibney
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2006
Posts: 70

Rep: Reputation: 15
skype for linux


I recently installed ubuntu 6.10 and am so far very impressed with the performance but I cannot get my skype phone to function properly.
the phone is a cyberphone K I can phone out on it but it will not
ring to let me know when an incoming call arrives.
I have set it up using exigea and am know using twinkle is there another setup available to download or am I not setting up correctly,please keep any answers faily simple.
thanks
gibney
 
Old 04-04-2007, 05:00 PM   #2
madmanbob
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: Dordogne, France
Distribution: SUSE 10.2 64 bit
Posts: 29

Rep: Reputation: 15
Hi, I am also a newbie having installed Suse Linux 10.2 64 bit. As there is a huge learning curve ahead for me I thought it best to get my most used windows applications running first. Skype loaded OK, but I could not use the USB phone.
After much reading of these forums, I found that if you install it as a USB sound card with the phone plugged in it works. It does not affect the main sound card at all. You then need to go into skype and tell it to use the USB sound card for calls.
I hope this answers your question, as it is my first reply to a post and I don't want to be shouted at by all the very clever people here.
Bob
 
Old 04-05-2007, 01:17 AM   #3
gregorian
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2006
Location: India
Posts: 473

Rep: Reputation: 33
I installed Skype on Ubuntu 6.10 without any problems. I downloaded this package: Static binary tar.bz2 with Qt compiled in

http://www.skype.com/intl/en/download/skype/linux/
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Starting Linux skype skypeeMKMair Suse/Novell 2 01-26-2007 02:46 PM
How get Skype to work between linux and windows machines? silin Linux - Software 9 11-26-2006 07:55 AM
LXer: New version of Skype for Linux arrives LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 07-06-2006 06:33 PM
Linux Live CD containing Skype lothario Linux - Software 4 05-17-2006 07:16 PM
skype for linux Haroon Linux - Software 11 09-04-2004 10:23 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:52 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration