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 the following command to install downloaded skype package on your Ubuntu system.
$ sudo dpkg -i skypeforlinux-64.deb
In the case of above command failed to install package due to any dependency run below command.
$ sudo apt-get install -f
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 I agree.