How to Install Skype in Ubuntu Linux

Skype is a chat a client which allows  people to communicate with each other through plain chatting and voice or video chat. Millions of users and businesses use Skype to make free video & voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users. Skype Package is available in the default repositories of Ubuntu Linux .

In this article we will discuss the installation steps of Skype in Ubuntu (12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 / 14.04 )

Follow the below Steps to install Skype :

Step:1 Download the Skype debian Package

# wget http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.13-1_i386.deb

Step:2 Install the skype debian package using dpkg command :

# sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.2.0.13-1_i386.deb

If you are getting error while installing , then use below command

# sudo apt-get install -f                          // this command will fix the error & will install skype

Step:3 Now Access the Skpe :

skype-desktop

Click on the Skype image

Preview of Skype :

skype-in-Ubuntu

Enter your Skype ID and Password & enjoy free audio and video Chatting

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  1. June 26, 2014

    […] Skype is a chat a client which allows people to communicate with each other through plain chatting and voice or video chat. Millions of users and businesses use Skype to make free video & voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users. Skype Package is available in the default repositories of Ubuntu Linux. …Read More […]

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