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Skype for Linux gets video (at last)

Wednesday, 7 November 2007 linux skype

I once heard that good things come to those that wait and today Linux users who’ve been waiting for Skype to push out a video-chatting client finally got their wish, albeit in beta form. Download link included,

A great time is upon us. A time of change. A time of revolution.

In the past, we have struggled in a world of glass panes and fruits. Forbidden from seeing the world around us. Denied the possibility of showing who we are. But today, our eyes open. Were not afraid to see, and were not afraid to show ourselves.

The words of a Skype developer, Ryan, pushed out today. You can grab your copy from the Skype for Linux download section.

Issues at the moment:

Until I’ve tested it, all I’ll say is: about bloody time; and: thank you.