Open Source Skype Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Skype for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Discord. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Skype and loads of them is available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Skype are Telegram (Free), Signal (Free, Open Source), Tox (Free, Open Source) and Wire (Free Personal, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      is an extension to the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) which adds peer-to-peer (P2P) session control (signaling) for multimedia interactions such as in Voice over IP (VoIP) or videoconferencing communications.
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    1. Emoty is a messaging application with emphasis on simplicity, freedom and safety. It's a client for RetroShare network, hence use the same decentralized, Friend-to-Friend network structure with end-to-end encryprtion.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.3, released in January 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      • Google Chrome
      Webrowse helps your team easily collaborate via a shared browsing window during your online meetings. Webrowse is based in chrome, and so regardless of the meeting platform you use, you and your team can easily collaborate inside Chrome.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      We are your free, non-limited HD call and webinar center. From a simple click to start meetings, to just saying hi, OnTrack is just what you need. We are 100% free and open source. - OnTrack
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    2. sipXcom provides complete enterprise-grade telephony, unified messaging, Instant messaging, audio conferencing, and many other features. sipXcom can be run along side your existing Cisco, Avaya, Mitel, Shortel or other PBX while you migrate users to the sipXcom system.
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    3. Peer-to-peer group video chat with audio and video streaming, desktop sharing, and text chat.
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      Galene is an open source videoconference server that is easy to deploy and requires moderate server resources.
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