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Skype for Linux is available for eight distributions, including Ubuntu, Fedora 6 and 7, Debian, and MEPIS. System requirements include 256MB RAM, 20MB free disk space, 400MHz processor, Qt 4.2.1, and D-Bus 1.0.0.
The release is codenamed Panacea because it "cures" a host of issues that plagued Skype for Linux 1.3, most notably in the area of sound quality. Other improvements include:
Early reports indicate some issues with getting a microphone to work, but at least one solution has already been discovered.