LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > LinuxQuestions.org > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News
User Name
Password
Syndicated Linux News This forum is for the discussion of Syndicated Linux News stories.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-23-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
LXer
LXer NewsBot
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 74,081

Rep: Reputation: 82
LXer: Skype's beta videophone for Linux looks pretty good


Published at LXer:

Skype recently released Skype 2.0 beta for Linux, which includes the ability to make video calls, a feature the Windows and Mac versions have had for some time. I tried the beta on two systems running Ubuntu 7.10 -- my desktop PC with a USB webcam and a MacBook Pro with its onboard iSight webcam -- with mixed results. Probably the hardest part of using Skype or any other VoIP application as a video phone is finding a webcam that is supported on Linux. As I noted in my review of the Ekiga videophone earlier this year, the Creative Labs Ultra NX works flawlessly.

Read More...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Ekiga videophone gets you connected LXer Syndicated Linux News 1 05-10-2007 07:16 PM
LXer: A good day for beta Linux lovers LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 02-21-2006 12:31 AM
LXer: Linux powers cordless videophone LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 01-24-2006 12:01 AM
LXer: Skype's Advantage Cannot Be Free LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 01-04-2006 06:31 AM
New Opera 8 beta for Linux is pretty snappy. dhave Linux - Software 5 01-07-2005 03:38 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:52 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration