The news today is that Microsoft seem to be in the process of buying has bought Skype for something around $8.5 billion. So what will happen to Linux support for Skype ? No one knows it at the moment but I can imagine nothing too good, in the best scenario, that I can imagine at [...]
While there are many great video chat applications available, it can be difficult to find the right one, especially if you are running Linux. While technological considerations such as features and stability are important points in your decision of which video chat to go with, technological considerations are not the only factors. One of the major considerations for video chat has to do with choosing a platform that is not only supported by your own computing environment, but one that is also supported by your friends, relatives and coworkers with whom you will be conversing. Here are a few of your options for video chat applications that you may want to consider as you keep the technical and social factors in mind.