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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

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What works

Nothing.

What does not

Everything.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Everything, I cannot login, the login window is broken entirely.

I get this error message when trying to login: "fixme:mshtml:OleInPlaceActiveObject_TranslateAccelerator"

 Skype crashes (segfault) when not being run under winedbg.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Garbage because the application is totally unusable.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowopenSUSE 12.1Mar 15 20121.4Yes Yes Garbagestmc 
CurrentFedora 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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