How-to Install Latest Skype on Zorin Easy Guide

February 14th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

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…

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  1. Download Latest Skype 8.x for Ubuntu Linux:

    Skype 8.x for Zorin .deb
  2. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop.

    Install Latest Skype 8.x on Zorin Linux -  Zorin 12 Open Terminal
  3. Check/Install for GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If No gdebi then:

    sudo apt install gdebi
  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 for Zorin

    sudo gdebi ./skype-ubuntu*.deb

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

  6. Getting-Started Making Skype Calls on Zorin:

    Skype Initial Setup on Zorin

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

  7. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Zorin Linux
    SetUp Chrome on Zorin.

    Install Latest Skype 8.x on Ubuntu Linux - Login Window

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