[nSLUG] Ubuntu and Skype

Herb Theriault herbt at theria.ca
Fri Aug 7 07:10:26 ADT 2015


There really aren't any settings to migrate. User info is kept on Skype servers. The only thing I can think of would be the user image, not sure if that's only stored locally. Audio / video devices will be whatever is seen as default by Ubuntu. 

Herb

On August 6, 2015 10:28:49 AM ADT, Frank Geitzler <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>I am preparing to help a Windows-XP user install Ubuntu 14.04, by
>adding
>a second 40 GB hard drive, and installing Ubuntu dual boot on the
>second
>drive, so that any settings he may require can be migrated
>automatically
>to his Ubuntu.  He uses Skype quite a bit, and I have never used it, so
>am not familiar with its requirements.  
>I did a little research this morning, and came up with the following:
>http://askubuntu.com/questions/488053/how-to-install-skype-4-3 
>I am not sure whether the installation procedure will attempt to
>migrate
>Skype settings, and if it does so, whether it will be necessary to
>delete the Skype created by the installation, and add the repository
>suggested by this reference before re-installing Skype.  Has anyone any
>experience with this, or any suggestions?
>Thanks,
>Frank Geitzler
>
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