Skype is the most popular application for making internet calls for free and cheap online calls to phones and mobiles with Skype. Skype is available for most of operating systems free. You can directory download skype for your operating system from its official download page. It also provides some great features like a conference call, instant messaging, and video calls. For using some advanced features, you may have to pay for them as very low cost.
Step 1 – Download Skype RPM
First of all, download the latest available rpm file for Skype from its official download page.
$ wget https://repo.skype.com/latest/skypeforlinux-64.rpm
Step 2 – Install Skype
Now install the downloaded package using yum localinstall. So it can also resolve all the dependencies and install on your system.
### On CentOS and Red Hat systems ###$ sudo yum localinstall skypeforlinux-64.rpm ### On Fedora 22+ systems ###$ sudo dnf localinstall skypeforlinux-64.rpm
Step 3 – Launch Skype
You can use the graphical navigation menu or use the following command to launch Skype from the command line and accept terms and conditions for the first time.