How to Install Latest Skype on Elementary OS GNU/Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

April 25, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Latest Skype on Elementary OS Installation Guide

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Skype for Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki/5.0-Juno 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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.

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.

Install Latest Skype on Elementary OS Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Skype for Ubuntu Linux:

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


    Install Latest Skype on Elementary OS Linux - Pantheon 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 Elementary OS

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su -c "gdebi skype*.deb"
  5. 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.

  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Elementary OS

    Installing Chrome for Elementary

    Install Latest Skype on Elementary OS Linux - Login Window

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