Handy Skype plugin ‘Skype-Wrapper‘ is now available to install from its own PPA.
The tool helps to integrate popular VoIP client Skype with the Ubuntu desktop.
It places Skype into the Ubuntu Messaging Menu: -
It displays an unread message count on the Unity launcher icon, as well as displaying file transfer progress: -
It also uses Ubuntu’s native notification system to display various alerts, such as new messages and users coming or going offline: -
Skype-wrapper can be install in Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10 by adding the official PPA to your Software Sources.
To do this via the Terminal use the following two commands: -
- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-
- sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper