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Skype

Application Details:

Version: 5.0.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.skype.com
Votes: 1
Rating: Platinum
Wine Version: 1.7.23

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Skype for Windows 5.0 beta

Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Messages, audio calls

What does not

Don't know

What was not tested

Video calls

Additional Comments

Version 5.0.0.156. The only thing I had to do is to set Windows version to 8.
selected in Test Results table below
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Aug 03 20141.7.23 Yes Yes Platinumnis 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20141.7.18 Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 11 20141.6.2 Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowCentOS 6.4Sep 16 20131.7.1 Yes Yes SilverArtem S. Tashkinov 
ShowUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 15 20131.7.1 Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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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.
HOWTO
Set Windows mode to Windows 8 in winecfg.

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