Skype for Linux is available as a Snap app on the Snap store, making it easy to download and install Skype on Linux distros like Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
A colourful new Skype desktop client is rolling out. It features a number of visual changes and introduces some major new features, including @mentions.
A number of Skype Linux users have been touch to say they get a 'not supported' error when trying to use the latest version. What's going on?
The ‘radical’ redesign of Skype that most of the internet seems to hate is now available on Linux — hurrah! But before you get anxious about upgrading I should say that the redesign is not […]
Ubuntu may re-enable a nifty feature in PulseAudio that pauses or mutes music and video when an incoming VoIP call is received. This feature, which is provided by a PulseAudio plugin called Cork, has been disabled […]
If you use Skype 4.3 on Linux I've some bad news as Microsoft has said the Qt Skype Linux app will no longer work from July 1, 2017.
Microsoft has unwrapped “the next generation of Skype”, a feature-packed update aimed at injecting youthful appeal into the venerable VoIP brand. Dubbed ‘new Skype’, Microsoft say the new version of Skype add more personalisation, more immediacy, and more intimacy […]
Pidgin 2.12 has been released, and removes several messaging protocols that are no longer being maintained, including Yahoo! and Facebook.
Skype for Linux Alpha is no more — say hello to Skype for Linux Beta! Yup, the Skype for Linux alpha has graduated to beta status and picks up some popular feature requests in the process. […]
Skype has apologised for telling Linux users it was about to retire support for its Skype Qt client, assuring users the VoIP will continue to work for the near future.
Microsoft says older versions of the Skype desktop client will stop working from March 1, as the VoIP service 'transitions' from P2P to cloud technology.
Busy weekend? Us too, but you can get up to speed with what's happened in our roundup of recent Linux app updates, including Skype and WINE.