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[tlug] Skype or Something Better?

I may have misunderstood, but I heard the Linux Skype client will be
retired from service on March 1st. (Old clients on Mac and Windows too,
but the difference there is that they have newer versions to upgrade to.)

(Apparently Linux users will still be able to use the web client.)

What are people using? Or what choices do you not recommend? I mainly
use Skype for 1-on-1 calls, sometimes video, often just audio.
Screen-sharing is nice to have every now and again. I don't need much
else, so if that got me in the free tier of a service it is a bonus :-)

(I would add encrypted connections, and real peer-to-peer, but I'm not
sure that can work if both ends are on a private IP on their respective


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