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Skype for Linux 1.4 beta

Posted on Sunday, August 05 2007 @ 17:45:02 CEST by

New features:
  • Start Minimized option now works when auto-login is enabled.
  • Improved performance of selection and animated emoticons in chat.
  • ALSA mic volume auto-adjustment.
  • /alertsoff, /alertson, /alertson [string] for less chat annoyance.
  • (flag:iso) icons.
  • Allow 'Enter' to open event history events.
  • Allow collapsing of contacts by clicking on blue title bar.
  • Auto-open event panel when new events come in.
  • Chat history loading screen.
  • Chat myself area.
  • Ctrl-E to switch between full events and contacts view.
  • Ctrl-F, F3, Shift-F3 in chat.
  • Ctrl-U to hide offline contacts.
  • Different new events notification in systray.
  • Enable some basic skype: and callto: functionality in chat.
  • Event type selection in Quickfilter
  • Flags in dialpad and profile editor.
  • Login/Db conversion progress bar.
  • New Dialpad
  • New New Event Event Tracking
  • Quickfilter in Event History
  • Receive Contacts.
  • Send Contacts.
  • Show SkypeOut number in contact card for SkypeOut contacts.
  • Special options screens for Voicemail and Call Forwarding if features are unavailable.
  • Support skype: element, ?userinfo to view user's profiles.
  • Undelivered message notifications.
Bugs fixed:
  • Fix for ftp.. and www.. being listed as links.
  • Fix crash on exit after opening a chat window (during that session).
  • Honour the Re-add contact option in Blocked Contacts management.
  • Leave default Skype startup size the same as login screen.
  • Fix emotes button status after clicking on an emoticon.
  • Allow selecting of .gif files for avatars.
  • Refused outbound call was treated as a new missed event.
  • Fix for broken collapsing of single transfer when status changes.
  • Do not make chat windows appear in Do Not Disturb mode, regardless of setting.
  • Fix status and progress for some transfer window children.
  • Actually save e-mail and full name into profile on new account creation.
  • Crash when attempting to use the "Join to Conference" feature on incoming calls.
  • Use 48 pixel icons for chat windows.
  • Avoid ghost chats turning up in event history when creating new chat windows.
  • Fix for bad contact card selection in some cases.
  • Voicemail setting is incorrectly shown as enabled if it has never been enabled in the client.
  • Fix for a crash when deleting new birthday events.
  • Crash on Signout due to new new events animator.
  • Use foreground colour from user's settings for chat, to avoid black on black issue.
  • Fix tooltip to change properly after midnight.
  • Fix for scroll overdrawing in transfer widget.
  • Fix single click to always open chat popups.
  • Do not Request Authorisation for SkypeOut contacts.
  • In Edit SkypeOut Contact: 'RENAME' button should be called 'APPLY'
  • Hide mood message bubble when contact does not have a mood message.
  • Fix for situation 1, disabled answer call button.
  • Fix half-button clickable bug in popups for Qt 4.2.x.
  • Ctrl-W now closes chat window.
  • Don't show chat message popup for active chat window.
  • Add CallAnswered event fire.
  • Typo in default translation for call forwarding description.
  • API MINIMIZE should close to systray.
  • Actually update selected audio devices with API AUDIO_{IN,OUT},RINGER
  • Add another SkypeOut 'Invalid number' failure message.
  • Add hovering to transfer directory change button.
  • Allow collapsing with ctrl in chat memberlist.
  • Allow sending messages using Numpad Enter key.
  • Avoid mic level adjustment resetting mixer values to 0.
  • Avoid an overdrawing effect sometimes when switching groups / using quickfilter on contact list.
  • Avoid crash when collapsing events.
  • Avoid crashes/unexpected behaviour on some dual-contact list events (ie. send contacts)
  • Avoid showing old events in new events panel on startup/sometimes.
  • Avoid single click to open chats not working.
  • Blocked status icon wasn't implemented correctly.
  • Case-independent emoticons matching.
  • Centre delete multiple contacts dialog too.
  • Centre rename, block and delete widgets on screen for now to avoid them drawing offscreen sometimes.
  • Change default action for skype: link to Call if no double-click action is defined.
  • Chat input area is set to 3 lines of text upon opening.
  • Clear last event selection when switching out of event history.
  • Close Auth Request widget popup if acted upon.
  • Contact cards keep their style after being hidden in a chat with ctrl-click.
  • Crash when deleting calls.
  • Do not ask authorization from PSTN contacts.
  • Don't give Place Call / Add to Contacts / etc options for Undisclosed numbers
  • Don't hide offline contacts in chats.
  • Don't hide offline contacts in some special filters (ie. send contacts).
  • Don't jump to password prompt is username prompt is empty on login.
  • Don't lose Personal Information divider after viewing a PSTN profile.
  • Don't show unread chats as missed events on repopulation for people who have windows automagically appearing.
  • Don't trigger any event sounds/popups for /alertsoff chat.
  • Ensure transfer window reappears if a new transfer arrives or is sent.
  • Fix a crash on new events new events code.
  • Fix event bumping - necessary now without event repopulation.
  • Fix font size on chat Myself Area mood.
  • Fix for creating an 'empty' BirthdaysSeen/BirthdaysDeleted key in config.
  • Fix for loading ftp.bla.bla or www.bla.bla links in the correct browser.
  • Fix for some obscure possible behaviour where a single-selected contact could be cleared.
  • Fix receiving skypeout contacts.
  • Fix some ampersand escaping issues in Rename Widget and contact list tooltips.
  • Fix some historical chats being added with wrong icon to event history.
  • Fix some quickfilter reset issues.
  • Fix stray contact card bug.
  • Focus input area on activation change.
  • Make double-clicking work in events history with slow event expanding (ie. lots of events).
  • Make quickfilter dialing work correctly again.
  • Minimum chat input area height is 1 line of text.
  • More auto mic level fixes -- should now choose a proper mic device to change volume of for most users.
  • Only auto-open event panel if we're not Do Not Disturb.
  • PSTN numbers are now correctly shown in incoming call popup.
  • Uninitialised value in Options -> Advanced dialog.
  • Remove buttons and fix up translations for multiple authorisation request dialog.
  • Remove duplicate window when joining to conference and merging calls.
  • Revert to unselected style after using a quickfilter to find one contact, then resetting.
  • Send Connecting, Ringing Out and other user-initiated call operation sounds to headset.
  • Show completed/failed calls in event history (without repopulation).
  • Show completed/failed transfers in event history (without repopulation).
  • Show the sender of incoming contacts.
  • Some additional fixes to chat missed events repopulation.
  • Update stale quickfilter status properly on events/contacts change.
  • Update the people online count from time to time.
  • Use a smaller profile editor window if it won't fit on screen.
  • Work around some issues with event history selections.
  • Work around new user registration first attempt failure.
Cleanup:
  • A couple of tooltips added in main window and contact card.
  • Add Privacy button to e-mail field in Profile Editor.
  • Change 'Database failure' error to alert user another instance may be running.
  • Change Ctrl-W behaviour on main window from Sign out to Hide window.
  • Change Dialpad icon in Call Window.
  • Disable the auto away/NA features more until they're implemented later.
  • Don't try to round corners on mood message bubble.
  • Memory leaks with event widgets.
  • Only animate emoticons in the currently active chat window.
  • Prettify main menu a little.
cli:
  • Add --disable-api command-line parameter to prevent connection to X11/DBus API.
  • Add --disable-cleanlooks command-line parameter to override default theme.
Workaround:
  • Disable UI smart 1:1 chat grouping for now to avoid unreadable chats.

Program Information

Category:
Internet and communication
Type:
Free


Version:
1.4 beta
Size:
11.2MB
Works on:
Linux


Product page: here

Download: Skype for Linux 1.4 beta





 

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