Skype 1.6 Alpha released with ability to paste files from clipboard

Skype 1.6 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 added ability to paste files from clipboard.

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Highlights of Skype 1.6 for Linux Alpha

  • Added the ability to paste files from clipboard
  • Added settings for emoticons (Under the Messaging section of Settings)
  • Fixed message quoting
  • Added the option to unpin Favorites from Recent conversations
  • Names of group chats aren’t automatically converted to lowercase after editing
  • Several under-the-hood stability improvements

How to Install Skype 1.6 for linux Alpha on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet), Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

sudo apt-get install gdebi


sudo gdebi skypeforlinux_1.6.0.3_amd64.deb
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