Skype 1.8 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 search supports non-latin characters.
Highlights of Skype 1.8 for Linux Alpha
- Added the option to mark all unread messages as read
- Fixed installation issues and repository setup on Debian based distributions
- Search supports non-latin characters
- Several under-the-hood stability improvements
How to Install Skype 1.8 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 wget https://repo.skype.com/deb/pool/main/s/skypeforlinux/skypeforlinux_220.127.116.11_amd64.deb sudo gdebi skypeforlinux_18.104.22.168_amd64.debcomments powered by Disqus