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i am trying to install skype 32bit version, i also tried 64, but after clicking install, the button will change to installing, but after a few seconds it changes back to install. I have been doing research for hours, and i cannot install it even from the terminal. I tried every possible command i just keep getting error after error.

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    skype is no longer 32 bit.... and 64bit require a 64 bit system – ravery Jul 18 '17 at 23:43
  • What does that mean? I can only install the 64bit? So if my system is not 64bit i cannot install skype? – Daniel Santos Jul 18 '17 at 23:55
  • correct 64-bit only – ravery Jul 18 '17 at 23:55
  • Then i must reinstall my OS, or get a higher version of it? Do you know any good way to do it? Or if my pc can have it... – Daniel Santos Jul 19 '17 at 0:00
  • There is no way to install software designed for 64 bit hardware on a system designed for 32 bit hardware. If you want to install skype, you must get a new PC designed for 64 bit. – Erik Jul 19 '17 at 1:13
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  1. Make sure your system is 64-bit. You cannot install Skype on a 32-bit OS.

  2. Make sure your system is up to date before installing.

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt upgrade -y
    
  3. Be sure you're using the latest Skype for Linux.

  4. Try installing using sudo dpkg -i skypeforlinux-64.deb in terminal.

  • When i sudo dpkg -i skypeforlinux-64.deb i get an error processing the archive the architeture of the package (amd64) doesn't match the system (i386) – Daniel Santos Jul 19 '17 at 0:39
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    @DanielSantos I think you missed step 1 – brndn2k Jul 19 '17 at 2:24

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