im trying to install skype since empathy and pidgin doesnt work so im stuck in the installation, anything seems to work, i tried using synaptics, gdeb with the packages from the page, even tried everything in here too


but nothing seems to work!

libqtwebkit4:i386 : Depends: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 o libgl1:i386 Depends: libqt4-opengl:i386 (>= 4:4.5.3) but wont be intalled

anyone has an idea to what can i do?

of course i already tried sudo apt-get -f install too


Don't make it too much complex. Just download skype from its official website. Click here to download and choose your distribution (for you, its Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch) ). A debian file will be downloaded and your just a double-click away from installing skype. Enjoy!

  • man, already tried! it keeps happening the same thing i already downloaded that one and the debian only one and the ubuntu 10 32 too! – Abdul Hamid Mar 17 '15 at 13:41
  • Have you able to use sudo apt-get install for other packages after trying to install skype ?? – harirehm Mar 17 '15 at 13:50
  • actually yes! :( – Abdul Hamid Mar 17 '15 at 13:57
  • your running in 32 bit or 62? – harirehm Mar 17 '15 at 15:11
  • 64 bits man sorry, didnt specified that one – Abdul Hamid Mar 17 '15 at 15:22

Canonical has made the latest Skype 4.3 into the partners repository. I've followed these steps by ubuntuhandbook.org and they work.

  1. Remove other version of skype first, type this in a terminal sudo apt-get remove skype skype-bin && rm -rf ~/.skype
  2. Open Software & Updates and enable Canonical partners repository under Other Software tab.enter image description here
  3. Install Skype sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype

If you still can't run skype and you have NVidia graphic card, see my other answer

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