June 15th, 2007 by Keith

Skype Beta for Linux

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Skype for Linux

Just released only, Linux users can only be happy to receive the news that they are not forgotten by the Skype developers. Skype Beta for Linux has just been released.

In order to run this version on your computer system, the following hardware requirement is necessary:

  • * 400 Mhz processor or faster.
  • * 256 MB RAM.
  • * 20 MB free disk space on your hard drive.
  • * Microphone and speakers or headset.
  • * Internet connection (broadband is best, GPRS is not supported for voice calls, and results may vary on a satellite connection).

In addition, the software requirement for this application is:

  • * Qt 4.2.1+
  • * D-Bus 1.0.0
  • * libsigc++ 2.0.2
  • * libasound2 1.0.12

Binaries for various distributions, e.g. SuSE, Ubuntu, Debian, etc.., are available for download from this site.

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