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Skype version 3.5

Application Details:

Version: 3.5.X
License: Free to use
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.51.

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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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

Starting the installation.

What does not

Completing the Installation.

Running the Programm.


What was not tested

I Tryed to run in win 98, 2000 and XP mode. Since it didnt install properly (dunno how much of the insallation was missing), I don't think there was much more to test.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

With Wine Version 0.9.49 I had it working for the main part.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentMandriva 2008Dec 26 20070.9.51.N/A No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 26 20070.9.47.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
13347 Skype 3.5 only works in "Win95" mode CLOSED FIXED 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.