To use Skype in other environments is not always possible, unless you have a tool like Skype4Pidgin. As its name clearly indicates, this is a program designed specifically to use Skype with Pidgin on Linux. It allows to communicate with your contacts with Skype Pidgin. You can make and receive calls, send files, use Skype out service, manage contacts and much more. Skype is fully integrated, which makes it easy to use.