Skype for Linux Alpha 1.15 can be started minimized

Microsoft today released Skype for Linux Alpha version 1.15. It is a new application which has nothing common with the previously available Skype 4.3. In this version, the application got a number of useful features. Let’s look closer.

Skype 1.15 for Linux features the following changes.

  • Updated to Electron 1.4.10
  • Enabled context menu with copy/paste commands in the message input area Skype Input Area Context Menu
  • Added the option to autostart (Tools->Launch at Login)
  • Added the option to launch minimized (Tools->Launch Minimized) Skype For Linux 1.15 New Options
  • Many smaller improvements and bugfixes

To try out the Skype app right now, do the following.

  1. Point your browser here: Skype for Linux Alpha
  2. Download and install the appropriate package. Skype installing
  3. Open the apps menu and run it from there. Skype installed

Skype started

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