How to install Skype 4.3 on OpenSUSE 13.1

Skype 4.3 has been released few weeks ago. The new Skype 4.3 brings a refreshed UI, Cloud based group chat experiences and many more. This tutorial is going to show you how to install or run Skype 4.3 on OpenSUSE 13.1

install skype 4.3 on opensuse 13.1

What’s new on Skype 4.3:

  • An updated UI
  • Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience
  • More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once
  • Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users
  • PulseAudio 3.0 and 4.0 support
  • Lot of bug fixes
  • Read complete Chagelog

How to install Skype 4.3 on OpenSUSE 13.1

A. Download Skype 4.3 Dynamic package

You can use the following command to download Dynamic package for Skype 4.3 or simply click this link.

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B. Extract the package

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C. Run Skype

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Optionally, you can create symlink for easier use of Skype:

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Now you can simply run Skype with command:

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4 Comments

  1. Hey, thanks for the tip, it works for me, but I have a doubt, how do I create the sortcut? Im a kind of newbie in Linux and didn’t know it, I really appreciate any help.

    Thanks a lot again!

    • Solved by deleting ~.Skype directory. Support couldn’t help me. I got only useless advices. I am a paying customer since many years.

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