I 've tried to install Skype in my Kubuntu version 12.04, but it will not even start to install. I took of course the .deb version (to be precise the file: ' skype-ubuntu_188.8.131.52-1_i386.deb '), made that file executable and double-clicked on it. ..... no reaction!... What to do now? With the steps mentioned above I succeeded Skype to get installed and working in Ubuntu 12.04.
You need to add an additional repository:
And then you should be able to add it from