How-to Install Latest Skype on LXLE 12.04 32-64bit Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

May 26th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LXLE 12.04 Linux




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 5.5+ for Linux LXLE 12.04 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 LXLE 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…

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Grasp and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

The Content and Details are Expressly Reduced to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LXLE 12.04 Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Skype 5.5.x for LXLE Linux:

    Skype 5.5.x for Ubuntu .deb
  2. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LXLE 12.04 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 LXLE

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    sudo su -c "gdebi skype*.deb"
  5. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on LXLE:

    Install Google-Chrome for LXLE

    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LXLE 12.04 Linux - Skype Launcher

    How-to Install Latest Firefox on LXLE Linux:

    Install Latest Firefox for LXLE

    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LXLE 12.04 Linux - Login Window

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