How to install skype on ubuntu-14.10 and 14.04

Here is the quickest method to install skype on your ubuntu machine step by step guide with images.


Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

So lets start installation step by step…

Step-1: Click on System Settings >> Software & Updates see below attached image.

Step-2: Click on Other Software tab, You can find the same on top bar, Then tick Canonical Partners It’ll enable third party software packages to install in your machine. see screen shot..

Step-3: Open terminal Ctrl+Alt+T and run below command.

sudo apt-get install skype

Step-4: After successful installation go to your Unity Dashboard and find skype and run.

Now enter your skype username and password and enjoy chatting..

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