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Old 03-17-2008, 06:11 PM   #1
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i am using ubuntu 7.10. i want to install skype but
its not in syneptic package manager.
how to install it?

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Old 03-17-2008, 06:38 PM   #2
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Go to the downloads section at and choose the version for Ubuntu 7.04+. Save it to somewhere in your home directory and to install it do
sudo dpkg -i skype-debian_2.0.0.63-1_i386.deb
If dpkg complains about any missing dependencies, install them using apt-get or aptitude.
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download from skype website:
Old 03-19-2008, 08:47 PM   #4
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Synaptic - Settings - Repositories
check "multiverse"
click "reload"
and search again. It should be there.

If you do it this way you will be notified by the update manager once there is a new version available.


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