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Version 5.8

Application Details:

Version: 5.8.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

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)


What was not tested

All other functions (because it crashes on login)

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentopenSUSE 12.1Mar 15 20121.4Yes Yes NoGarbagestmc 
ShowFedora 16 x86Feb 02 20121.4-rc2Yes Yes NoGarbageArtem S. Tashkinov 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 18 20121.2.3Yes Yes NoBronzean 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.


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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