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

March 16, 2013 | By Duchateaux.

Install Skype on Slackware Linux

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Get Installed the Latest Skype for Linux Slackware 14 Xfce i486 Desktop.

To Make the whole Process Easier to Grasp and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

Linux GNOME Penguin Skype
  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.


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    mv /tmp/skype* /opt/skype

    Create a Symlink:

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

    Then to Launch from Terminal:

  5. Create a Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

  6. Linux Xfce Skype

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