[ubuntu-uk] Skype

Tony Travis ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk
Thu Jun 21 22:57:38 BST 2007

Chris Jones wrote:
> Hi
> Tony Travis wrote:
>> What are other people's experience with Skype under Linux?
> I use it for several hours a day (unfortunately) and it's been quite
> painful. I pretty much have to reload it after each call.
> They do have a new beta out which has a significantly less annoying
> interface, but it seems to use what sounds to me like a lower bandwidth
> codec, so it sounds all muddy and horrible.

Hello, Chris.

Well, they have a version for Feisty but not Dapper :-(

I've downloaded the 'generic' static version:


Just tested it, and it works fine under Dapper 6.06.1 LTS.

Problem solved - thanks!

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