Skpye is the most popular application in Internet world for Audio/Video calling, Video conferencing and the amazing support of IM and file sharing. Currently Skype 5.5 beta is available to download from Skype official download page. Below are the few key features of Skype and installation instructions.
Features of Skype –
- Audio Calling (Free Skype to Skype)
- Video Calling
- Video conferencing
- File sharing
- Screen sharing
- Group screen sharing
- Voice messaging
- Configurable transfer speed limits
- Calls to mobiles and landlines
- And many more features…
Step 1 – Download Skype Debian Package
First of all, download the Skype package for Debian system from its official download page. You can also use below command to download latest available Debian package.
$ wget https://repo.skype.com/latest/skypeforlinux-64.deb
Step 2 – Install Skype
Use following commands to install skype on you Ubuntu system.
$ sudo dpkg -i skypeforlinux-64.deb
Step 3 – Launch Skype
Use your dashboard skype button to start skype on your system, or you can use the following command as well.
With the fist time it will prompt for accepting agreement, Click on