bugfix: Escaping issue with contact notifications.
bugfix: Event notifications now reset between logins.
bugfix: Expanded contact now has mouseover tooltip on their name.
bugfix: Chat bookmark changes from history are now reflected in chat
bugfix: Fix & escaping in Chats menus.
bugfix: Fix for non-workable EULA in Qt 4.3.x.
bugfix: Fix for non-working buttons in Options Dialog in Qt 4.3.x.
bugfix: Fix jumpy drawing on appearing Edit Profile window.
bugfix: Explicitly telling a chat to open should open it, even if
bugfix: If you close a minimised chat window, you could no longer open the
bugfix: Incorrect match code in Events model lead to unpredictable events.
bugfix: No more ‘Broken Call’ windows.
bugfix: Only (try to) save e-mail addresses and languages when necessary.
bugfix: Opening a blank chat would immediately place it into Recent Chats.
bugfix: Repopulate profile widget editor upon reloading.
bugfix: Search Contacts dialogue corruption.
bugfix: Typing into the chat userlist no longer causes unexpected
behaviour on the main contact list.
bugfix: Use plain text body in chat (fixes communication issues with
latest Windows Skype versions).
bugfix: View Account Page button now links to account page.
Features still missing:
Contact List Groups
Undelivered chat messages are not currently indicated.
/alertsoff in chats does not currently work as expected.
OSS support - this will likely return later.
At this stage, packaged versions are not available. For now, simply move
the ‘skype’ executable from the archive into /usr/bin and the sounds
If you have a USB device and are getting sound output on one side
only, try using the plughw: device in Sound Devices instead.
If you have a normal sound card, we recommend using the Default sound
device for now. Sound output to hw: specific or plughw: specific devices
may not work for all sound cards, or may result in single-channel
playback or loss of sound mixing support on your system.
Selections behaviour is unpredictable in right-to-left languages.
Links to URLs without protocol (ie. www.skype.net) may not load in the
‘Find’ feature in chat does not have activation keys as yet. You
can initiate a find by typing /find and then using / in the chat window
to find the next match. Some options in the Find window have not been
Resizing chat windows which contain a lot of content, or
hiding/unhiding the userlist can be very slow.
If you have contact info expanded on the main contact list, the list
will scroll to this location automatically on any update (even if the
contact info was not visible before the update).
If you have a long display name, this may be displayed in an unusual
fashion at the top of your contact list.
Quickfilter is not yet implemented for event history.
Loading full event history takes a short time.
Not all popup notifications have been implemented (for example, calls)
You have to double-click on chat popups to open the chat currently.
Progress bar is sometimes incorrect.
The ‘Open Folder’ icon on the individual complete incoming
transfers does not actually open the folder.
When a transfer fails, it is currently not obvious as to why it
There is currently no File Overwrite confirmation dialog.
It is not possible to send file to chat
When you have lots of file transfers and scroll through the list, some
horrible overdrawing artifacts can occur.
Changing between Options screens without saving could lose your new
options. Options are only currently saved on a screen by screen basis.
There is currently no warning when you try to change options screens or
exit the options dialog with unsaved changes.
For some people, the Voicemail section may show a constantly scrolling
progress bar when they haven’t set a Voicemail message and/or do not
have the Voicemail or SkypeIn service.
Program Information Category:
Internet and communication Type:
Free Version: 18.104.22.168 alpha Size: 11MB Works on: Linux