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Skype 5.0 for Linux Beta Released and It is Here to Stay

Would it be far fetched to think that Microsoft saw the article expressing my distaste for the Skype for Linux Alpha? Well, it doesn’t matter much because Microsoft has upped their game with their latest release of the Skype 5.0 which is now the default download version on the Skype website.

Skype 5.0 Beta comes with a handful of features that bring it closer to being a noteworthy version for Linux compared to that of Windows and Mac by incorporating improvements like a polished UI and calling with Skype credit.