Ubuntu 16.04 安装 skype

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.

$ skypeforlinux

With the fist time it will prompt for accepting agreement, Click on I agree.