Microsoft today released a new update for its Skype app for Linux. The App which was earlier in Alpha has now jumped to be a Beta App for Linux devices. The update comes with some new features for the App. The app has been bumped to new version 5.0.Below is the changelog:
- Calling updates: Calls to mobiles and landlines with Skype credit, one-to-one video calls can be made from Linux to Skype users the latest versions of Skype for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac.
- Better collaboration: Linux users can now view shared screens from other Skype desktop clients (Windows 7.33 and above, Mac 7.46 and above).
- Usability improvements: Unity launcher now shows the number of unread conversations, online contacts in contact list now include Away and Do Not Disturb statuses.
The update for the Skype App for Linux is live and you can get it by clicking the below link.