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Skype for Linux

Here’s just a few of the great things you can do:
  • Free Skype to Skype calls.
  • Low cost calls and text messages to mobiles and landlines. Video call your contacts.
  • Free instant messages to your friends, family and colleagues.

All you need to get started is Skype for Linux version 4.3, a webcam for video calls and a microphone.

Choose your distribution
System requirements
  • 1 GHz processor or faster.
  • 256MB RAM
  • 100 MB free disk space on your hard drive.
  • Video card driver with Xv support.
  • Either a built-in or external microphone is required for voice calls.
  • An internet connection - broadband is best (GPRS is not supported for voice calls).
  • Qt 4.7
  • D-Bus 1.0.0
  • PulseAudio 1.0 (4.0 recommended)
  • BlueZ 4.0.0 (optional)