How to Add Latest Skype PPA for Ubuntu Based Desktops

October 16, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Enabling Skype Ubuntu PPA Repository

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    1. 1. Launching Terminal

      How-to Quick-Start with Command Line on Ubuntu GNU/Linux

      Command Line Ubuntu QuickStart Guide
    2. 2. Installing Requirements

      First, Install Apt Secure Layer
      Simply play:

      Finally, Install Apt Secure Layer

      sudo apt install apt-transport-https -y
      Authenticate with the User’s Admin Pass.
      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
    1. 3. Adding Skype Repo

      Then to Add Skype Repository for Ubuntu
      For the Latest Unstable Build simply execute:

      sudo su -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.skype.com/deb unstable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skypeforlinux.list'
      Instead, for the Stable one:
      sudo su -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.skype.com/deb stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skypeforlinux.list'
      Authenticate with the User’s Admin Pass.
      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
    2. 3. Adding Skype GPG Key

      Again to Import Skype GPG Signature Key
      Do:

      curl https://repo.skype.com/data/SKYPE-GPG-KEY | sudo apt-key add -
    3. 4. Refreshing Ubuntu Sources

      Next to Refresh Ubuntu Apt Repo Sources
      Play:

      sudo apt update
    1. 5. Installing Skype on Ubuntu

      Finally, to Install Skype for Ubuntu

      Skype Ubuntu Installation Guide

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