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I have installed Skype using the Software Center. I have the file on my desktop and I right clicked to see if I could run it as I had no icon and there isn't any way to run it (I am new to Linux) and need help any suggestions?

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when you install an application in Ubuntu 12.10, you can open it by searching it in Unity Dash. To do that, use Windows key and just type Skype in it.

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Tto run Skype (if you have installed it), just type skype in the terminal. To open the terminal, press Ctrl+Alt+T.

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