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  • Native Viber Client Published For Linux

    Phoronix: Native Viber Client Published For Linux

    Viber Media has released a native Linux client of their popular software for making free calls, texts, and picture sharing. The free Viber service is now officially supported on Fedora and Ubuntu, among other Linux distributions...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQ0NTU

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    It needs vider on both sides? I think there are already solutions in ubuntu software center that allow free internet calls to any clients. Beat me if I'm wrong.

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    • #3
      Closed source in such sensitive software ?

      NO, thanks.

      Doesn't anyone read news anymore ?

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      • #4
        it does need viber on both ends

        Originally posted by mike4 View Post
        It needs vider on both sides? I think there are already solutions in ubuntu software center that allow free internet calls to any clients. Beat me if I'm wrong.
        Just like Skype Viber needs its client on both sides as it uses a custom proprietary protocol. If you're not OK with this use an open source alternative ( Ekiga ? )

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        • #5
          While its nice that we have popular apps coming to linux i am still amazed that we don't have a WebRTC based solution to use.

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          • #6
            So source? No thank you.

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            • #7
              Neat! It uses Qt 5.x
              At least for the desktop (win/lin/mac) it does.

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              • #8
                403

                Anyone else getting a 403 from the Viber web site, now?

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                • #9
                  Yes, the page has been removed but the download link still works!
                  http://download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/de...inux/Viber.zip

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by willmore View Post
                    Anyone else getting a 403 from the Viber web site, now?
                    Yes, the download page is removed. The download link still works, though.
                    http://download.cdn.viber.com/cdn/de...inux/Viber.zip

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