Skype on XO 1.5
sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Aug 15 14:40:24 EDT 2011
On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> sameer wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 5:26 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
> > > sameer wrote:
> > > > At the behest (more like pestering) of my mother, I installed Skype
> > > > (Fedora 13+ version) on a XO 1.5 with build 874 and it all works. This
> > > > is on the GNOME side. Both audio and video. I'm going to add a +1 in
> > >
> > > too late! everyone's switched to google+. ;-)
> > >
> > I'm the IT guy for my family and my wife's family. Don't get me started :-)
> > > but just to tag this thread with a version number, i'm guessing
> > > you installed skype-188.8.131.52-fedora.i586.rpm ? i'll give it a try.
> > Yes, the 2.2 beta
> > I did a "yum --nogpgcheck install skype-184.108.40.206-fedora.i586.rpm which
> > brought in the qt dependencies.
> confirmed. seems to work (the test call, at least) fine on 11.2.0.
> paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
Tried a call between a XO-1 (build 874) and a XO-1.5 (build 874)
running Skype 2.2 Beta. Call goes through both audio only and
audio/video. The audio gets a bit choppy when video is on, but I'm not
sure if that's because of the XO-1 or Skype or my network.
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