what to use instead of skype?

John John at DMJ-Consultancy.co.uk
Fri Jan 5 23:11:36 UTC 2007

Matt Price wrote:
> hey folks,
> so my extended family are all videoconferencing with skype now.  I went
> through some efforts to get skype 1.3 working on my ubuntu laptop (dell
> latitude d820, some futzy audio settings), only to discover that the
> linux version has no video!!!  I've never been so insulted, I tell ya...
> anyway, I need to figure out some way of getting video working, or my
> mother and father will KILL me with endless kvetching about how they
> don't get to see their grandchildren.  
> So my question:  Is there a video conferencing app that works across
> platforms (windows/linux most important, but my brother and his kiids
> are on mac, so all three would be better) that I can sell as a skype
> alternative?
> thanks as always,
> matt
I'm presuming that you actually copied this to Skype themselves?

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