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Instant message and video call

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Developer: Microsoft Corporation
License: Property License

Skype is an instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services. Users may transmit both text and video messages and may exchange digital documents such as images, text, and video. Skype allows video conference calls.

How to install

Currently, Skype website only provides download of Skype 5.0 Beta. You can directly download RPM package from download page. But you might meet some signature warning when installing.

The recommended installation method is to add Skype's official repository.

sudo zypper ar -f skypeforlinux
sudo zypper update
sudo zypper install skypeforlinux


Skype for Linux has most important functions as its Windows, macOS versions.

  • Instant messages (both Skype message and SMS)
  • Voice calls (both Skype call and phone call)
  • Video calls
  • Share photos and files of all formats
  • Send emoji and stickers

See also

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