Install Latest Skype 4.x on Slackware Linux
The Guide Show Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 4+ for Linux Slackware 14 Xfce i486 Desktop.
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Download Latest Skype Release for Linux:Skype for Linux Dynamic tar.bz2
- Open a Terminal Window
- Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
Relocate Skype Folder
mv /tmp/skype* /opt/skype
Create a Symlink:
ln -s /opt/skype/skype /usr/local/bin/skype
Then to Launch from Terminal:
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