How-to Install Latest Skype for Linux Slackware 32bit Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Guide

March 16th, 2013 by Regaz

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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  1. Download Latest Skype Release for Linux:

    Skype for Linux Dynamic tar.bz2
  2. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Xfce Open Terminal Window
  3. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux Xfce Skype Archive Extraction
  4. Relocate Skype Folder

    su 
    mv /tmp/skype* /opt/skype

    Create a Symlink:

    ln -s /opt/skype/skype /usr/local/bin/skype

    Then to Launch from Terminal:

    skype
  5. Create a Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Xfce Desktop How-launcher
  6. Linux Xfce Skype

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