The new version of Skype for Linux is now available. This is the new Skype version 126.96.36.199 Beta for Linux. Skype is the most popular Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application. You can make free phone calls to any of your friends and family all over the world. You can chat and video call as [...]
Update: Good news! Skype says that Chrome on Chromebooks and non-Windows platforms can use Skype for Web for instant messaging, but not yet for voice and video because the plugin hasn’t been configured for them yet. Skype has brought its instant messaging, voice and video chat service to the browser with a new beta available now.
If you need VoIP application that is portable, can be bring anywhere, I suggest you to use this Skype 5 beta portable edition for Windows. This is unofficial portable edition of Skype. You can download this Skype portable from the link provided below this post.
Skype direct from the repos. I can stay on a voice call all day long with no issue. However when I start video chat it seems to close the entire skype randomly. The other day my video chat lasted 1 1/2 hours before skype closed itself. Yesterday only 10 minutes or so. When I say close I mean closed, as in have to restart skype altogether.
If you have installed Ubuntu 11.10 (latest version : beta 1, final is coming on Oct 13th) then first you would need to install some basic applications ( Recommended post – top things to do after installing ubuntu 11.10) to begin, e.g a VoIP software – that can be used to make free calls (audio/video) over the internet.
Microsoft's Skype division has released a major update to its popular closed source VoIP, video and text chat software for Linux. Version 4.1 of adds support for Microsoft accounts and running multiple instances of the software...
Microsoft's Skype division has released a major update to its popular closed source VoIP, video and text chat software for Linux.
I have two N5s and doing hangouts video chat between them is pretty terrible in overall quality. I find that Skype (while currently having its own issues with 5.0) has much better video, the picture is better, it's smoother, just overall much better. When I do video calls between an iPhone and the Nexus things are much better over hangouts, but still not as good as skype.