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

April 4th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Latest Skype 5.5.x Quick-Start on Deepin Linux




Hello Deepin User! This Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 5.5+ for Deepin i386/amd64 Linux+GNU 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 Deepin Linux.




This is a General Way to Get Always freshly installed the Latest Skype Release, sure that some times You should Achieve the same result by an Apt PPA…

Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Deepin Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell Emulator
    Ctrl+Alt+t
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Latest Skype Installation Deepin Linux - Open  Terminal
  2. Download Latest Skype 5.5.x for Debian Linux:

    Skype 5.5.x for Debian .deb
  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get install gdebi

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

  4. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  5. Installing Skype

    sudo gdebi ./skype*.deb
  6. Install Latest Skype 5.5.x on Deepin Linux - Login Window

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