How-to Install Latest Skype for Linux Mint Debian Easy Guide

February 26th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Latest Skype 5.5.x Quick-Start on LMDE Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 5.5+ for Linux LMDE i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon 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 Debian 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 LMDE Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Skype 5.5.x for Debian Linux:

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

    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LMDE Linux - Open Terminal
  3. Check/Install for GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If No gdebi then:

    su -c "apt-get install gdebi"
  4. Installing Skype for Debian

    cd $HOME/Downloads
    su -c "gdebi skype*4*.deb"
  5. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Debian Linux

    Installing Chrome for Debian

    Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on LMDE Linux - Login Window

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