Thursday, December 4, 2008

Howto install Skype 2.0 in ubuntu linux

Skype is todays most popular application for voice chat and telephony which is used for internet conversations. The latest Skype release for Linux is

Installation in Ubuntu

1. Install the needed dependencies

sudo apt-get install libasound2 libc6 libgcc1 libqt4-core libqt4-gui libsigc++-2.0-0c2a libstdc++6 libx11-6

2. Download the DEB package and install it
Download the package from the official website here . At the time of writing the package is called skype-debian_2.0.0.72-1_i386.deb.

sudo dpkg -i skype-debian_2.0.0.72-1_i386.deb

The Skype is now available in /usr/bin/skype. You can run it by typing ALT+F2 and entering skype in the run dialogue that appears.

1 comment:

kadi said...

Hi friend,
Thank you very much for explaining easily.

but can u help me, i still have problem with skype
when i do test call, the voice is breaking up
how can i solve this problem ?
please help me
thanks in advance

note : i use ubuntu 9.04