Install Skype 4.1 on Linu Mint 14 “Nadia”

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skype logoSkype is the most widely used voice over ip solution in the world, it allow users to communicate with peers by voice. It has option to make video calls,instant messaging and call to mobile phones. Skype service between computer is free of charge where as between computer and mobile phones based on normal call rates. It supports multiple operating system such as windows,Linux and Mac.

Here is the small tutorial about installing Skype on Ubuntu 13.04.

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Open terminal ( Ctrl + Alt + T).

Install dependencies.

sudo apt-get install libxss1 pulseaudio libqt4-webkit

Download Skype.

wget http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu-lucid_4.1.0.20-1_i386.deb

Install Skype.

sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-lucid_4.1.0.20-1_i386.deb

Start Skype:

Start Skype from Menu ( Menu—-> Internet —-> Skype ).

or

raj@itzgeek:~$ skype

Accept License Agreement.

LinuxMint 14 Skype EULA

Login with user name and password.

LinuxMint 14 Skype Home

That’s All.

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