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

April 25, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | 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/5.1-Hera 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 the 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 the 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 the Latest Skype on Elementary OS Linux - Login Window

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