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Old 01-26-2010, 03:20 PM   #1
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Text messaging in Skype


The Windows version of Skype has the capability of sending text messages as well as audiovisual conversation. I can't find a similar capability in the Linux version (which says its a beta version). Is it really not there, or have I just not found it?
 
Old 01-26-2010, 04:44 PM   #2
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If you right click on the contact, you can select 'start chat'.

You can set this to be the default double-click action (instead of audio call) in the general options if you prefer.

(at least on the Linux version 2.0.0.68)

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Old 01-26-2010, 05:09 PM   #3
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I think by text messaging pwabrahams means SMS?
 
Old 01-26-2010, 05:52 PM   #4
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SMS? You'll have to wait until version 2.5 comes out for Linux... Don't hold your breath.
 
Old 01-27-2010, 10:36 PM   #5
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SMS is available in Skype (beta) 2.1.0.47
I have not tried if it works (no credits).

Options >> SMS
 
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