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I'd prefer to have my communications centralised in Empathy. Is it possible to see my Skype contacts in Empathy and use voice, video or chat?

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Yes, it should be possible, but Skype must run in background and use two bridges:

  • Empathy <-> libpurple <-> Skype.

I personally use only the second one.

The Empathy/libpurple bridge is provided by telepathy-haze Install telepathy-haze

The libpurple/Skype bridge is provided by the pidgin-skype Install pidgin-skype

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The similar is valid to any other app that uses it, the Skype must be running on the background – t3mujin Nov 29 '10 at 13:43

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