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Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24

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Skype is the most widely used voice over ip solution in the world, and it allows users to communicate with peers by voice. It has the option to make video calls, instant messaging and call to mobile phones.

Skype service between computer is free of charge whereas between the computer and mobile phones based on normal call rates. It supports multiple operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Mac.

Here is the small tutorial about installing Skype on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24.

Step 1: Open Terminal (Activities >> Search >> Terminal).

Step 2: Switch to the root user.

$ su

Step 2: Install dependencies.

dnf install -y wget alsa-lib pulseaudio glibc libXv libXScrnSaver

Step 3: Download the latest version of Skype (v8.10) over a terminal using the following command. Skype supports only the 64 Bit version of Fedora.

wget https://go.skype.com/skypeforlinux-64.rpm

Step 4: Install Skype.

dnf install -y skypeforlinux-64.rpm

Step 5: Start Skype (Activities >> Search >> Skype)

Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 - Start Skype
Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 – Start Skype

OR

$ skypeforlinux

Step 6: Login to your existing account or create a new Skype account.

Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 - Skype Home Sign-in Page
Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 – Skype Home Sign-in Page

Step 6: Login with your username and password.

Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 - Skype Login
Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 – Skype Login

Follow the on-screen instruction to personalize the Skype.

Skype running on Fedora 27:

Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 - Skype running on Fedora 27
Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27 – Skype running on Fedora 27

Skype running on Fedora 26:

Install Skype 8.10 on Fedora 26 - Skype running on Fedora 26
Skype running on Fedora 26

That’s All.

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