Latest Skype 8.x Quick-Start for Zorin Linux
Hello Linux User, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Get Installed the Latest Skype 8+ on Zorin 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.
Skype is a Microsoft Software for Video chatting, making international calls, screen sharing, instant messaging and more.
Especially relevant: at the same time I’m also Illustrating here the Easiest Way of Installing the New Downloaded .deb Packages with Dependencies on Zorin 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…
Download Latest Skype 8.x for Ubuntu Linux:Skype 8.x for Zorin .deb
Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop.
Check/Install for GDebi Package Installer
If No gdebi then:
sudo apt install gdebi
Access the Target location
(Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)
Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:
To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:
Installing Skype for Zorin
sudo gdebi ./skype-ubuntu*.deb
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Getting-Started Making Skype Calls on Zorin:Skype Initial Setup on Zorin
The Guide Contains Instructions on Initial Configuration to Making Calls on Zorin.
How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Zorin Linux
SetUp Chrome on Zorin.