Monday, 31 August 2009

New Version of Skype Released with PulseAudio Support and Numerous Improvements

A new version of Skype for Linux was released the other day, bringing new features and a lot of improvements and bug fixes. Skype comes packaged for distributions like Ubuntu (both 8.04 and 8.10), Debian Lenny, Fedora Core 9 and 10+ and openSUSE. Dynamically and statically linked binaries are also available from the official website.

Among the new features Skype comes with are:
- PulseAudio support
- SILK audio codec
- SMS sending support
- high quality video support
- contact groups
- chat picture for group conversations
- contact labels and tags
- many bug fixes and improvements

To install Skype in Ubuntu or in Debian just follow the instructions in this article.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


For leveraging traffic from the internet, I have manually collected a list of quality blogs with whom I

am interested in getting associated.

I liked your blog and i'm interested in having my blog's text link in your blog roll.

Please let me know your interest in this association and then we can move towards next step.