Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Elementary OS Linux
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 5.5+ for Linux Elementary OS Luna 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 Elementary OS 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 Ubuntu Linux:Skype 5.5.x for Ubuntu .deb
Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Check/Install for GDebi Package Installer
If No gdebi then:
sudo su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
Installing Skype for Elementary OS
sudo su -c "gdebi skype*.deb"
Getting-Started Making Skype Calls on Elementary OS:Skype Initial Setup on Elementary OS
The Guide Contains Instructions on Initial Configuration to Making Calls on Elementary OS.
How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Elementary OS