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Skype 3.8 series

Application Details:

Version: 3.8.X
License: Retail
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.7

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Skype 3.8

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works


What does not

Skype crashes at the login screen (even before you enter the login and password details) - basically nothing works.


What was not tested

Nothing could be tested

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 04 20081.1.7Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 12 20081.1.1Yes No GarbageAkash 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 02 20080.9.58.Yes No GarbageJon 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12334 Skype 3.8: Crash at login CLOSED ABANDONED View
13347 Skype 3.5 only works in "Win95" mode CLOSED FIXED View
14211 Skype 3.8 Crash while installing CLOSED FIXED View
14598 Skype crash after first run CLOSED ABANDONED View

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HowTo / Notes

Native version available
There is a native Linux version of Skype available at the official Skype website.

Also you can use Skype for a web browser.