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Installing Skype using a .deb file “sudo: impossible to determine the name of the host” “dpkg: error: requires action option” [duplicate]

Each time I want to install Skype I always get these errors: sudo: impossible to determine the name of the super-oussema host dpkg: error: requires action option oussema @ super-oussema: ~ $ sudo -...
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How to install skype Ubuntu 12.04 and later [duplicate]

Many people are having troubles during Skype installation, because dpkg commands change in later Ubuntu releases. Method I am using is mentioned HERE.
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Running Skype in Ubuntu 17.04 [duplicate]

I had Skype installed in Ubuntu 17.04 and it was working fine until this month. Today I tried to use it and when signing in it kind of signs out automatically. I have uninstalled and reinstalled ...
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not able to install skype [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while trying to install skype Failed to download repository information check your internet connection E:The repository 'http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu yakkety ...
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Can't skype for Ubuntu 12 work on Ubuntu 14? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14, but I can't install Skype as the required version of Ubuntu is 12!? Is there a way to run Skype on Ubuntu 14?
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I need to install Skype, how can I do it? [duplicate]

I use skype to teach on the weekends, because that is what my company requests as it offers screen sharing allowing my students to see their lessons. Has anyone had success installing and using skype ...
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Tips to install skype on 64bit [duplicate]

Dicas para instalar skype no 64bits Gostaria de instalar o skype 64bits e inicializá-lo junto com o sistema. Além disto gostaria de deixar links para fazer ligações com atalhos visíveis com imagem ...
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64 bit - Ubuntu 13.04 Skype 4.2 can not install [duplicate]

I've been trying to download and install skype 4.2 on my PC for a long time, I have attempted many times but I have failed. The description of my computer is the following: Dual Booting with Windows ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 skype upgrade 5.x to 8.x [duplicate]

I have error: "Sorry, this version of Skype is not supported anymore." How i can upgrade skype 5.x to 8.x?
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Skype not showing up in Software Center after installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Skype? I installed Skype on 12.04 with the Software Center on my 64-bit machine after an upgrade from 11.10. I find Skype in the dash and Skype starts up ok. ...
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How to properly install Skype on 11.10 64bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Skype? I wanted to install Skype on my fresh Ubuntu 11.10. I'm running on a 64 bit machine. When I go to the software center I only find skype:i386 but twice. ...
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How to install Skype in Ubuntu 16.04 with an error “E: Unable to locate package skype” [duplicate]

I'm trying to install skype on ubuntu 16.04 however I tried every known command in the terminal but I still can't get it to install. Here are the commands I have used: sudo add-apt-repository "deb ...
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Problem updating Lubuntu: “failed to fetch https://[…] SSL: certificate subject number does not match target host name” [duplicate]

I'm a complete newbie on using Linux systems hence I've really no idea how to resolve my problem. I wanted to install Skype. In order to do so I activated the Canonical Partners repository. During ...
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Skype on 12.04 x64 does not start even after purging and reinstalling it

I am wondering if there's anyone here who managed to use Skype on 12.04. It used to work (ever since I first tried Ubuntu 10.04) flawlessly, but after upgrading to 12.04, it just doesn't start. If I ...
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Install Skype on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Since weeks ago I'm trying to install Skype on my computer. I imagined it would be a straight forward task but it is becoming a nightmare. What I have tried so far: Installing from command line with ...

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