How to Install Skype on SparkyLinux 5 Easy Guide

March 26, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Skype on SparkyLinux 5

Hello Linux User, this Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Skype on SparkyLinux 5 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Skype for SparkyLinux 5 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 SparkyLinux 5.

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.

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  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Skype on SparkyLinux 5 - Eris Mate Open Terminal

  2. Download Latest Skype for Ubuntu Linux:

    Skype for SparkyLinux 5 .deb
  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 SparkyLinux 5

    sudo gdebi ./skype*.deb

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

  6. Getting-Started Making Skype Calls on SparkyLinux 5:

    Skype Initial Setup on SparkyLinux 5

    The Guide Contains Instructions on Initial Configuration to Making Calls on SparkyLinux 5.

  7. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on SparkyLinux 5
    SetUp Chrome on SparkyLinux 5.

    How to Install Skype on SparkyLinux 5 - Login Window


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