How To Install Skype 4.2 On Elementary OS 0.2 Luna Via PPA

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Hello Linux Geeksters. In this article I will show you how to install Skype 4.2 on Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, via PPA.

how to install Skype 4.2 on Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, via PPA

Because Elementary OS is 100 % compatible with Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, we can easily install Skype 4.2 from the Canonical Partner repository. Follow this instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

Add the repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"

Update the local repository index:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install Skype:

$ sudo apt-get install skype

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6 comments on “How To Install Skype 4.2 On Elementary OS 0.2 Luna Via PPA
  1. J says:

    You still using Elementary ? to install PPAs for this it still just uses Precise correct?

  2. Cahya says:

    It said, “sky-bin” or something was broken, so the package/skype can not be installed.

  3. E says:

    Thank you I solved the problem…for now (hoping forever) next time I will think twice before jumping to a new version.
    Thanks

  4. Moazzam says:

    nice……

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