Installing Skype on Ubuntu - how it works
It is also possible to use the Skype video telephony service on a PC with Ubuntu as operating system. To install Skype on Ubuntu, you have several methods to choose from. Which these are and how to proceed correctly, we explain here.
Installing Skype via installation file on UbuntuIf you would like to use the Skype video telephony service on your Ubuntu PC as well, you can install the program either via the Ubuntu terminal or using the Skype installation file.
- For the latter option, please first open the Firefox browser and download the installation file from the Skype website by clicking the "Download Skype for Linux - DEB" button there.
- Click "OK" to open the Ubuntu software installation manager and select "Install".
- You will now be prompted to enter your password and will need to confirm by clicking "Sign in" or pressing the "Enter" key.
- If the installation is complete, you will find Skype in the list of your applications and can set up and use the program.