Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Debian Jessie 8 Linux
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 5.5+ for Linux Debian Jessie 8 i386/amd64 KDE/Gnome/Lxde/Xfce Desktop.
Especially relevant: at the same time I’m also Illustrating here the Easiest Way of Installing the New Downloaded .deb Packages with Dependencies on Debian Linux.
This is a General Way to Get Always freshly installed the Latest Skype Versions, sure that some times You should Achieve the same result by an Apt PPA…
The content and details are expressly reduced to give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.
Download Latest Skype 5.5.x for Debian Linux:Skype 5.5.x for Debian .deb
Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Check/Install for GDebi Package Installer
If No gdebi then:
su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
Installing Skype for Debian
su -c "gdebi skype*4*.deb"
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