SkypeTab overtaken the Skype GUIFiled under: Interesting;
What does not fit is made to fit. Skype, the Linux version of its clients has always been treated so fairly neglected. Not that the annoying Windows version would be a hammer, the cup has fortunately passed to us Linux users, but the GUI of Skype for Linux could very well use a polish. Therefore, the community in the form of Nikita Tsukanov takes the matter into their own hands and brings out a Skypewrapper called SkypeTab, reduced to one of the Skype window and also provides tabs for chats.
The last version of Skype for Linux is now almost back now a year old, so that Skype is actually quite faithful to his schedule. gabs So far almost always one version per year
Until the next version so you can put off with SkypeTab. SkypeTab Skype is not a replacement, still needs you the “original”, the program is just a wrapper for the Skype for Linux breathes some new life.
Thus, the chats
Be integrated into the application window. If you open multiple chats, they will be organized in tabs. Such a thing exists in people who chat a bit much clutter on the desktop. However, open discussions are unfortunately still in a separate window.
SkypeTab can install Ubuntu from the source package of the developer. Arch in the thing's already contained in the AUR. Owners of other Linux distributions probably have to compile SkypeTab himself, gives up the reference to GitHub page of the project.
$ Sudo apt-add-repository ppa: keks9n/skypetab$ Sudo apt-get update & & sudo apt-get install skypetab-ng
After installing it in the application menu next to the entry for Skype itself also can start with your SkypeTab. Longer exists then to actually say no more, except to hope that FINALLY brings out SkypeKit as promised and released the source code of the GUI. Since that announcement two years have passed …
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