How to Add Latest Skype PPA for Ubuntu Based Linux Desktops

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

Add Latest Skype Ubuntu PPA

Hello Ubuntu User! The Tip Shows You How to Add the Latest Skype PPA Repository for Ubuntu GNU/Linux Based Systems.

And this Latest Skype Ubuntu PPA is valid also for:

  • Linux Mint
  • Lubuntu
  • Kubuntu
  • Xubuntu
  • Zorin OS
  • Elementary OS
  • Linux Lite
  • Bodhi Linux
  • Kde Neon
  • Pop_OS!
  • Voyager
  • Trisquel
  • LXLE
  • feren OS
  • Peppermint
  • Q4OS
  • Linux Ultimate Edition
  • (You may only find the Corresponding Ubuntu Parent Release.)

Finally, Skype is a Microsoft Software for Video Chatting, Making International Calls, Screen Sharing, Instant Messaging and more.

How to Add Latest Skype PPA Ubuntu - Featured

  1. Open a Terminal Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Add Latest Skype PPA Ubuntu - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. Then Add Latest Skype PPA Repository
    For the Development Branch:

    sudo su -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] unstable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skypeforlinux.list'

    Instead, for the Stable one:

    sudo su -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skypeforlinux.list'

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  3. Next Import Skype GPG Key

    curl | sudo apt-key add -

  4. And Refresh Apt Repositories

    sudo apt-get update
  5. Finally, Install Apt Secure Layer

    sudo apt install apt-transport-https -y

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