Articles Tagged Skype for Linux

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Hey Microsoft, why is the Skype Snap app hopelessly outdated?

The official Skype Snap app for Linux has not been updated in nearly six months, and Microsoft is yet to say why. When introducing the cross-distro build in early 2018, the company said the Skype […]

9 July 2019
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Revamped Skype Desktop App Released

A colourful new Skype desktop client is rolling out. It features a number of visual changes and introduces some major new features, including @mentions.

30 October 2017
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Fix “This version of Skype is not supported” Error on Ubuntu

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?

24 September 2017
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The Skype Redesign Everyone Hates Is Now Available on Linux

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 […]

31 August 2017

Skype for Linux Now Lets You Make Group Video Calls

The latest update to the Skype for Linux app lets you make group video calls, though Skype reps say support for the feature is 'currently experimental'.

18 July 2017
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The Native Skype Linux App Will Stop Working July 1

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.

4 June 2017
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‘Next generation of Skype’ Unveiled, But Theres No Mention of Linux Support

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 […]

1 June 2017
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Skype for Linux Beta Released with Cross-Platform Video Call Support

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. […]

1 March 2017