Skype 2.1 Beta 2 Delivers Linux Screen Sharing
Back in August we covered the Skype 2.1 beta that was released and brought new features like SILK audio codec support, PulseAudio compatibility, SMS sending support, chat messaging editing/removing capabilities, contact groups support, typing notification in chat, chat picture support, and mood messages. Skype 2.1 Beta 2 has finally been released and it brings even more features. To be found in beta 2 is Linux screen-sharing support, report abuse, support for UI styles, support for quoting a message, and localized time formats.
Skype 2.1 Beta 2 for Linux also delivers a variety of improvements from improved instant messaging performance, other improvements, and many bug-fixes throughout the Skype Linux program. All of the details with download links for Skype 2.1 Beta 2 for Linux can be found on their garage area.
This past November it was exposed there would be an open-source Skype client, but sadly that has not amounted to anything as of yet.