When you say 'Not fully functioning', can you say which features are and are not implemented? I appreciate there may be bugs in the features that are implemented - I'd just like to know what's completely missing at this stage.
There's a list of currently available and upcoming features in this help article: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA34656
Thanks. I'll be waiting for video calling to become available (it's the feature I need), but I'll be sure to give it a go when it arrives.
I see... so from the FAQ, with the new Linux version we loose:
One-to one video calling
Skype PSTN calling
Skype SMS messages
Buy Skype credit
Add participants to ongoing call
Change device settings
.... but.... we have new emoticons !!!!
This is a hell of an improvement for me. Thank you skype, now I can do less than I could do before but with new emoticons.
I thoguth that when people were talking about this as joke they were just kidding around, but now I see that the reality is even worse than their jokes.
BTW, if anybody interested, I've just tried ghetto-skype and it is waaay better than this alpha. You even have themes and of course you have both .deb and .rpm packages (as well as the source code).
Will Desktop sharing be supported? This has been a bugged feature of the linux app for years and is an essential productivity tool for us.
This seems to be an actual improvement.
Skype for Linux has improved on many fronts:
If the other promised features are coming in the near future, I'm actually more than happy .
So far so good! Please keep it up!
Hmm, the skype cant detect my microphone, nor there is an option to select a microphone in the settings. PLEASE HELP
Device selection is not yet supported, but its on our list of upcoming features.