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I can't install Skype for Ubuntu 12.04. Downloaded from official Skype site, but cant install. All the time same mistake something about i386. What’s wrong?

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  • Welcome to AU, Olga! If this turn out to not be a duplicate, can you please edit your question and include the output of sudo apt-get install -f? That should give everybody the necessary information to resolve your issue. – David Foerster Dec 1 '14 at 15:45

If you are using a 64-bit version of Ubuntu, you will have to enable MultiArch.

This can be done by running the command

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386


Perhaps you are installing for wrong system.

Confirm if you are running 32 or 64 bit OS and download the installer for the same.

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