I kind of let my blog reading get behind, and low and behold, I missed a Skype update. Skype has a new version that improves many of the problems that I was having with it. My video even worked after this. I have had a few Skype calls that worked as well. I haven’t noticed it just stopping responding either. Yea Skype!
So, if you use Skype, hit this download link and update your Skype:
Here’s the article that originally introduced me to the new version:
I simply downloaded the deb package. It opened by default in the Software Center, and I just clicked the Upgrade button.