How-to Install Latest Skype 5.5+ on Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU+Linux Step-by-Step Easy Guide

February 16th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Lubuntu 15.04 Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 5.5+ for Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 GNU/Linux 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 Lubuntu 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.

Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Lubuntu 15.04 Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Skype 5.5.x for Lubuntu Linux:

    Skype 5.5.x for Lubuntu .deb
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Lubuntu 15.04 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 Lubuntu

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

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  5. Getting-Started Making Skype Calls on Lubuntu:

    Skype Initial Setup on Lubuntu

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

  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Lubuntu Linux
    SetUp Chrome on Lubuntu.

    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Ubuntu 15.04 Linux - Login Window

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