How-to Install Latest Skype 5.5+ on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS 32-64bit Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 24th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Skype 8.x on Xubuntu 14.04 Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 8+ for Linux Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 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 Xubuntu Linux.

This is the Classical Way to Get Installed the Latest Skype, sure that you may Achieve the same result by an Apt PPA or soon with a Snap or Flatpak.

The content and details are expressly reduced to give Focus only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

Install Latest Skype 8.x on Xubuntu 14.04 Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Skype 8.x for Xubuntu Linux:

    Skype 8.x for Xubuntu .deb
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Latest Skype 8.x on Xubuntu 14.04 Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Check/Install for GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If No gdebi then:

    sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
  4. Installing Skype for Xubuntu

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su -c "gdebi skype*.deb"
  5. Getting-Started Making Skype Calls on Xubuntu:

    Skype Initial Setup on Xubuntu

    The Guide Contains Instructions on Initial Configuration to Making Calls on Xubuntu.

  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Xubuntu Linux

    Installing Chrome for Xubuntu

    Install Latest Skype 8.x on Ubuntu 14.04 Linux - Login Window

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