Microsoft has been working on improving its Skype experience on all platforms for some time now. The company has now pushed out a new update to its Skype app for Linux Alpha with new features. Below is the full changelog.


  • Enabled SMS sending
  • Update to Electron 1.4.7
  • Support for remote escalation of the 1-1 call to group call
  • Improved crash reporting
  • Added support for authentication token revocation
  • Bugfixes and performance improvements.

The update is currently live and you can grab it by clicking the below link.

Download Skype for Linux Alpha