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Skype

Application Details:

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

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Skype for Windows 5.0 beta

Test Results

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What works

Most of functions works but I haven't test all of them.

What does not

Embedded web pages used by Skype interface doesn't render even with lastest Flash player plugin and ActiveX installed.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Calls, videos Calls.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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Additional Comments

Add an override to use Windows XP emulation for Skype.exe. It's for me the only way to make it works quite well.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 03 20141.7.23Yes Yes Platinumnis 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20141.7.18Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 11 20141.6.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowCentOS 6.4Sep 16 20131.7.1Yes Yes SilverArtem S. Tashkinov 
ShowUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 15 20131.7.1Yes 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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