How do I install Skype?
I am wondering what the command line is for the installation of skype-ubuntu_188.8.131.52-1_i386.deb from the terminal?
Since Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), Skype is part of the Canonical partner repository. To install Skype add the Canonical Partner Repository. You can do this by running the command
Then install Skype via the Software-Center or via the Terminal.
It is highly recommended to use the package provided in the Canonical partner repository, not the one distributed from the skype website, as the skype website currently points users to the wrong package for 64-bit systems of Ubuntu 11.10 and above.
Refer this for more details in case of troubleshooting and running : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Skype
Goto the directory in terminal where .deb file is saved.
run the following command:
Note: This is not recommended to intall using