Gaming group chats on Linux just levelled up — an official, stable desktop Discord Linux app is now available to download.
A new version of Mumble, an open source VoIP often regarded as a viable alternative to services like Skype and Discord, is now available for download.
Nextcloud Talk is an open source alternative to Google Hangouts. The feature adds audio, video and messaging features to the personal cloud server software.
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’re sick of Skype for Linux’s lack of progress, or rankled by the imminent retirement of the older (but superior) Qt Skype client, there’s a GNU alternative in town called Ring. GNU Ring is a […]
Encrypted messaging service Wire is now available to install on Ubuntu (and related distros) from a secure repository that offers verified packages.
Messaging app Telegram is rolling out encrypted voice calls to its mobile apps, but has confirmed that Telegram desktop will also get the feature.
It is often touted as a superior alternative to the perennially popular VoIP service Skype — but is Viber truly able to live up to such claims?
After more than 3 years in development Skype for Linux has shaken off its beta tag and made a substantial new release. Bumping the app version from 2.2 all the way to 4.0, Skype have nicknamed the release 'Four Rooms for Improvement,' becasue, they say, that this release 'finally [fills] the gap with our other desktop clients and we are now making many of the latest Skype features, as well as a lot of UI improvements, available to our penguin lovers.'
Microsoft are close to sealing a $8.5 billion deal to acquire internet-telephony service Skype, according to allthingsd. But what would this mean for the Linux client? We guess nothing - which isn't exactly anything new...
The papyon and telepathy-butterfly elements which power Empathy’s support for MSN has finally landed support for the p2pv2 protocol and enabled VoIP support. Since the latest Beta of the official Microsoft MSN Messenger Live only […]