Walt Mankowski on 9 Jun 2017 12:15:26 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Older versions of Skype being retired--bad news for linux users

On Fri, Jun 09, 2017 at 03:10:22PM -0400, Greg Helledy wrote:
> On 6/9/2017 3:00 PM, plug-request@lists.phillylinux.org wrote:
> > The problem, of course, is that you need both ends of the conversation
> > to be using the same software. Like it or not, Skype has become the
> > de facto standard for video calls. It runs on most desktop and mobile
> > platforms, and you can generally rely on non-techies to have it
> > installed.
> Bingo.  In the business world, it's simply announced that a discussion will
> be taking place on Skype.  If your loonix computer can't run Skype, you'll
> have to have a 'normal' (Windows) one just for that purpose.

Another option is to use a mobile device. I don't know about android,
but Skype has run on iOS pretty much forever.


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