I'm new to Ubuntu and I was trying to download Skype when it just stopped with the bar roughly around 25% and when I go to progress it says "Skype" then "Applying Changes" below it, and the bar all the way at the end about 25% orange.
Install Skype Using terminal. Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.
give password.. Packages for Skype will be downloaded and installed automatically.
After completing Process , You can find Skype installed