Microsoft yesterday released a new update to its Skype for Linux Alpha app. The app has been bumped to new version 1.15 with new features for the application. The company has provided support for autostart with the latest update. Below is the full changelog:


  • Updated to Electron 1.4.10
  • Enabled context menu with copy/paste commands in the message input area
  • Added the option to autostart (Tools->Launch at Login)
  • Added the option to launch minimized (Tools->Launch Minimized)
  • Many smaller improvements and bugfixes

The update for Skype for Linux Alpha is live and you can download it by clicking the below links. Do let us know if you find anything more after the update.

Download Skype for Linux Alpha DEBĀ 

Download Skype for Linux Alpha RPM

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