How to install Skype on Linux?

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I use Linux Ubuntu, which version of Skype is suitable for Ubuntu and how to install it?

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How to install Skype on Linux?

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Here are the Steps in installing Skype on Linux:

  • Go to System, Administration and then click Software Sources.
  • Under Software Sources, Click the Third Party Software Tab.
System-Administration-Software Sources-Third Party Software Tab
  • Click Add type.
  • http://www.skype.com/en/download-skype/skype-for-linux/ non-free in the APT line box.
  • Click Add Source and then, Reload.
  • Run sudo apt-get install Skype command.
  • Wait for the installation to complete.
  • Launch Skype by going to the application, Internet, then Skype.
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Answered By 10 points N/A #102852

How to install Skype on Linux?

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Hi user,
 
Skype does not come as a part of the Ubuntu repositories by default. To install, you will need to first add its repositories. 
 
Follow these steps to install Skype:
 
1) Go to System > Administration > Software Sources.
 
System > Administration > Software Sources
 
2) Click Third-Party Software tab. 
 
Third-Party Software tab
 
3) Add Skype repository by clicking Add.
 
4) Type the following line in the APT line box. 
 
 
Add Skype repository by clicking Add-Type in APT line box
 
5) Click Add Source.
 
6) Click Reload.
 
click add source-click reload
 
7) Run this command in terminal. "Sudo apt-get install Skype" (without quotes).
 
Allow the installation to complete,
 
Now launch Skype from Application > Internet > Skype.
 
Application > Internet > Skype 2.0 Linux window console
 
Problem solved.
Answered By 0 points N/A #102853

How to install Skype on Linux?

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That's cool Sabinjamal. Now I'm using Skype. It is very useful way of communicating. Thanks to you I was able to install it right.

Thanks!

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