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Version 5.8

Application Details:

Version: 5.8.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.skype.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Skype 5.8 offline installer

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

Installation works.
Login screen works properly after installing IE 6, but  login still not work

What does not

All other functions (because it crashes on login)

Workarounds

What was not tested

All other functions (because it crashes on login)

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentopenSUSE 12.1Mar 15 20121.4Yes Yes Garbagestmc 
ShowFedora 16 x86Feb 02 20121.4-rc2Yes Yes GarbageArtem S. Tashkinov 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 18 20121.2.3Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
28457 Gecko incorrectly renders Skype's login page (affects Skype 5.5 and higher) NEW 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.

Comments

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login screen
by stmc on Thursday March 15th 2012, 12:30
login screen works properly if you install IE6 from winetricks
but login still not work, skype crashes after login
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