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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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Selected Test Results

What works

Everything

What does not

The program freezes and has graphical errors.

Workarounds

What was not tested

calling due to permanent freeze after start up.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

The freezing has halted my further review currently but I have hope it will fix the freeze after a restart of the program.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 03 20141.7.23Yes Yes Platinumnis 
CurrentUbuntu 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

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
25600 Skype crashes after login. CLOSED WONTFIX View
34531 Web camera is not detected and/or used in Skype CLOSED WONTFIX View
34532 Double mouse click on a Skype's systray icon or right click it -> Open Skype doesn't bring Skype's window on top if it's already unhid CLOSED WONTFIX View
34533 View profile option doesn't work in Skype CLOSED WONTFIX View
34534 On a second invocation Skype cannot start CLOSED WONTFIX 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.
HOWTO
Set Windows mode to Windows 8 in winecfg.

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