How-to Install Skype on Zorin OS Easy Guide

February 14th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Skype on Zorin OS

Hello Linux User, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Skype 8+ on Zorin OS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Skype for Zorin OS 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 the Classical Way to Get Installed the Latest Skype, sure that you may Achieve the same result by an Apt PPA or soon with a Snap or Flatpak.

How to Install Skype on Zorin OS - Featured
  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.

    How to Install Skype on Zorin OS -  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*.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.

    How to Install Skype on Zorin OS - Login Window

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