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How to install Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

How to install Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 Release on April 21th. And here we will show you.

How to install Skype on Ubuntu 16.04.

Skype is proprietary software that allows you to make calls over the Internet using your computer.

For how to install. Follow instructions below.

Skype can install from the official Ubuntu repositories however,you’ll first need to enable the Canonical Partners repository.

To enable.

To enable the Canonical Partners repository, open System Settings > Software & Updates and on the “Other Software” tab, click the box next to “Canonical Partners“:

And make sure you click “Reload” when asked about reloading the information about available software.

Then, you can click the button below to install Skype:

Or, to install it from the command line, use:

Linux Terminal :~$

sudo apt install skype

While we’re at it, let’s also fix Skype on 64bit not using the correct theme, by installing the missing dependencies using the following command: in

Linux Terminal :~$

sudo apt install gtk2-engines-murrine:i386 gtk2-engines-pixbuf:i386

Skype is now installed and ready to use. If you cannot find Skype shortcut on any of the GUI menus re-login or simply start Skype from terminal by typing “Skype“command:

We hope that this “How to install Skype on Ubuntu 16.04” article is helped you.

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