Difference between revisions of "Headless Skype"
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Install Xvfb, X11vnc, screen and some required libraries, download Skype, install it, then start it in a virtual X server on display 0:
apt-get install xvfb x11vnc screen ia32-libs-gtk wget -O skype-ubuntu-intrepid_188.8.131.52-1_amd64.deb "http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu-64" dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-intrepid_184.108.40.206-1_amd64.deb screen -S Skype xvfb-run -n 0 -s "-screen 0 800x600x16" /usr/bin/skype
Attach a VNC server to the virtual X server on display 0:
x11vnc -display :0
Use VNC client like UltraVNC to connect to the VNC server.
You're wondering why anybody would want to do that? Here's why: Skype over Asterisk