Skype 2.2 Beta for Linux Now Available

“Skype 2.2 Beta for Linux, codenamed ‘Access Granted’, is here
and brings Skype Access to our Linux users. Skype Access lets you
connect to over 500,000 WiFi hotspots worldwide using your Skype
“We’ve improved audio and video quality and reliability, and have
addressed the ‘multiple calls’ scenario: you can now receive a
second call while a call is ongoing; you can hold and answer it or
join the two calls into a conference call.”