Normal chat works fine.
Split mode partially works, only the chat part works.
What does not
When in split mode the bigger window throws several OLE access errors, doesn't show up when restarted.
Video and audio don't work(?) possibly my laptop is broken.
What was not tested
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" x86-64||Dec 28 2014||1.7.33||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||CentOS 6.6||Nov 15 2014||1.7.31||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Artem S. Tashkinov|
|Show||Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 15 2014||1.7.31||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 12 2014||1.7.18||Yes||No||Garbage||an anonymous user|
|Show||CentOS 6.3||Jul 03 2013||1.6-rc4||Yes||No||Garbage||Artem S. Tashkinov|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|28457||Gecko incorrectly renders Skype's login page (affects Skype 5.5 and higher)||NEW||View|
|35041||Multiple apps and games crash with heap corruption or live-lock in libX11 (EA Origin, Garmin Express Fit, SMPlayer, LotRO launcher, Kindle for PC, Conan Exiles)('taskset -c 0 wine ./foo.exe' is a workaround)||NEW||View|
|37559||Skype cannot access audio devices unless Windows version is set to 8/8.1||RESOLVED||ABANDONED||View|
|37564||Skype's Help -> About window is totally black||RESOLVED||ABANDONED||View|
|37567||Skype home page is totally blank and cannot be closed in split view||RESOLVED||ABANDONED||View|
In default Wine 1.7.31 installation Skype 188.8.131.52 is more or less functional if you follow these instructions:
Now you can use Skype.
If Skype crashes immediately on log in after trying to show unread messages or notifications, set its status to DND on another device.