Originally Posted by senajgold
Have downloaded skype at 2 different times and levels of upgrades and skype still does not show up in programs
It would be helpful to have more complete information.
You've indicated that you downloaded Skype.
How did you install it?
Where did you expect it to show up?
Are you using some Desktop environment such as KDE or Gnome, with Linux? If so which desktop are you using?