Skype 4.0 for Linux released!

Skype has finally launched a comprehensive update for the users on Linux platform.

Skype 4.0 for Linux is now available as a free download.

Major improvements:

We have a new Conversations View where users can easily track all of their chats in a unified window. Those users who prefer the old view can disable this in the Chat options;
We have a brand new Call View;
Call quality has never been better thanks to several investments we made in improving audio quality; and
We’ve worked on improving video call quality and have also extended support for more cameras.

Other enhancements:

Improved chat synchronization
New presence and emoticon icons
The ability to store and view phone numbers in a Skype contact’s profile
Much lower chance Skype for Linux will crash or freeze
Chat history loading is now much faster
Support for two new languages: Czech (flag:cz) and Norwegian (flag:no)