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Skype 4.3 For Linux Released With Updated UI

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Published on 18 June 2014 11:46 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Proprietary Software
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Available today is the previously talked about big Skype release for Linux that Microsoft was promoting previously.

Skype 4.3 adds an updated user-interface, a new cloud-based Group Chat, PulseAudio 3.0/4.0 support, improved accessibility, many bug-fixes, and other changes. Skype 4.3 for Linux also drops direct ALSA support in favor of using PulseAudio.

More details on Skype 4.3 for Linux can be found via the Skype Blog.

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