These are the Requirements specified by Skype on Linux Beta Hardware requirements 1 Ghz processor or faster. 256 MB RAM. 20 MB free disk space on your hard drive. Microphone and speakers or headset. Internet connection – broadband is best (GPRS is not supported for voice calls). Video card driver with Xv support. Software requirements
Elpicx is a dual boot live DVD with ubuntu 8.04 and Fedora 9 KDE . It includes a collection of reference cards, test simulators, study notes and exercises for the Linux Professional Institute certification exam. It best for students preparing any certification in Linux. Originally it is a germen distribution but English version also available.