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Many people are having troubles during Skype installation, because dpkg commands change in later Ubuntu releases. Method I am using is mentioned HERE.
Edited to be in the Q/A format. Upvote CombatBadger, not me.
In this case command 'dpkg --add-architecture i386' is DEPRECATED and you should use 'dpkg --assert-multi-arch' to get Skype working.
Method to install Skype on Ubuntu 12.04 and later
Install Skype for Linux (MultiArch) from Skype.com
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