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Old 01-12-2013, 06:33 PM   #1
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How to install Skype on Kubuntu?

I've searched it up and none of the solutions provided have worked.
Please write an explanation easy enough for a beginner to follow.
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Open the terminal and type:
sudo apt-get install skype
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Go to the Skye Download page
and specify Ubuntu as the distribution.
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Originally Posted by Kyriaki View Post
I've searched it up and none of the solutions provided have worked.
Please write an explanation easy enough for a beginner to follow.
It seems that you can either install Skype by downloading the .deb file from like this:
Or see this:

You can also install Skype from the Ubuntu Partner repository like this:
You can just copy and paste those commands directly from the links above right into your terminal.
So install Skype either using the .deb installer from, or use the Skype from the Ubuntu partner repository. Do not install both of them together.

You can enable the partner repository from the software sources app:
Note that the installation will be the same on Kubuntu as it is on Ubuntu or Xubuntu.
Write back if you need more help with this.

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None of those methods work. I get this result:

Also, it states that the architecture doesn't match. I specifically need Skype on Kubuntu.
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I say this because of Error in end of posted image saying you

have held broken packages.


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