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April 7, 2017 AT 2:00 am

Run Skype on Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

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Cool project for Skype users from Dmitry up on Hackster.io.

Skype is available on many platforms but not on Raspberry Pi (or ARM-based Chromebooks). In this post we will tell you how to run Skype on Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 using ExaGear Desktop, which allows to run x86 apps on ARM mini PCs.

We had a lot of requests about running Skype with ExaGear, but could not publish a corresponding instruction earlier. The thing is that for playing sound Skype uses PulseAudio sound server, which was not stable on Raspberry Pi. Fortunately starting with Raspbian launched in May 2016 things have become better. Below we give some hints how to configure PulseAudio and run Skype on your RPi 2 or RPi 3.

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