Skype Claims "Exciting" Linux News Next Week

Written by Michael Larabel in Microsoft on 8 July 2016 at 02:01 PM EDT. 49 Comments
It's been a while since Microsoft-owned Skype last did a serious update to their Linux client, but it looks like that could be changing...

Posted today to the official Skype blog was "Exciting news for Linux users." A Skype Community Q&A on 13 July at 7AM PST is going to reveal more details. The post also shared this graphic:

Is the Linux Skype client finally being brought up to par with the current Windows build? What do you think, share your thoughts by commenting on this article in our forums.
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