Skype 1.9 Alpha released with dark theme support and mute notifications

Skype 1.9 for Linux Alpha now released, and this comes with it a couple of few improvements and bug fixes to improve on its needed users experience. One notable feature is the ability to mute notifications from specific conversation
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Highlights of Skype 1.9 for Linux Alpha

  • Added the ability to mute notifications from specific conversation
  • Added dark theme support (Settings->Personalisation->Dark theme)
  • Added the option to disable emoticons completely
  • Added support for /me command
  • Added support for system HTTPS proxy
  • Improved message quoting – now works even with Ctrl+C
  • Hovering message time reveals the full date/time as a tooltip
  • Electron update to 1.3.6
  • Logger performance and security fixes

How to Install Skype 1.9 for linux Alpha on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

<pre>sudo apt-get install gdebi

wget https://go.skype.com/skypeforlinux-64-alpha.deb

sudo gdebi skypeforlinux-64-alpha.deb

 
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