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I am using ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. I am currently using skype 4.0 and i want to upgrade my skype to 4.2. Do let me know the way to upgrade my skype

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closed as off topic by dobey, Mateo, Uri Herrera, Eric Carvalho, Kevin Bowen Jun 6 '13 at 0:20

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Have a look at my answer, it might help you. – Mitch Jun 4 '13 at 11:45
"I am using ubuntu 11.10 64-bit." Ubuntu Oneiric is end-of-life. Newer software versions won't be available generally. Please upgrade to a supported release. – gertvdijk Jun 4 '13 at 12:33
  1. First remove skype using ubuntu software center.
  2. Install Gdebi Package Installer using ubuntu software center.
  3. Download latest skype for ubuntu from its official website.
  4. Install the downloaded skype file using Gdebi package installer.
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  1. First add the repository sudo add-apt-repository "deb $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
  2. Then run the following command sudo apt-get update to check for updates.
  3. Finally you can install the latest version by running sudo apt-get install skype
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