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Version 5.1

Application Details:

Version: 5.1.x
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installtion, Login, Chat.

What does not

Phone Calls, Microphone Recognition, Speaker Recognition, Text Messages, Shutdown.


What was not tested

Skype calls, due to failing recognition of speaker and microphone.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

You have to kill the process via winetrix, taskmgr. because of several error messages. By the way, there are a lot of those error messages, but it is much more stable than with earlier wine versions.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowFedora 14Mar 17 20121.4Yes Yes GarbageArtem S. Tashkinov 
CurrentUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 23 20111.3.16Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowFedora 14 x86_64Feb 23 20111.3.14Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 18 20111.3.13Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 09 20111.2.2Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
27731 Skype 5.3 crashes on login 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.