Get Skype Notifications In Unity Via Skype Wrapper + Installation Instructions For Ubuntu

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Skype Wrapper is an open source tool for integrating Skype in Unity. Among others, it enables the users to choose what type of Skype notification they want to receive on Unity. The latest version available is Skype Wrapper 6.5.2.

how to install Skype Wrapper 6.5.2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

In this article I will show you how to install Skype Wrapper 6.5.2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

First, we have to install Skype. Since it is available via the Canonical Partner Repository, installing it is easy. Just do:

$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install skype

Next, we have to add the Skype Wrapper PPA to our system, update the local repo index and install the skype-wrapper package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:skype-wrapper/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install skype-wrapper

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