Originally Posted by Hangdog42
The problem isn't Linux, the problem is Skype. You'll have similar problems no matter what distro you use, so choose a distro based on other criteria.
yup, I totally agree. skype is an absolutely wacky program, it does very strange things even when you didn't change any settings whatsoever. You roll the dice every time you start it.
I wish there was a better alternative, technically there is ekiga, but for me it has been even more of a PITA.