I tried sudo apt-get install skype and it shows Unable to locate package skype How should I install it ?

  1. Download the .deb file from skype.com

  2. Select Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch) in the drop down menu.

  3. Double left-click on the .deb file it downloads. Ubuntu Software Center should handle the installation.


you can activate in the repository the programs of partners and you can do sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install skype end it's all, ubuntu it's characterized by the easiest forms to do something

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