How to install Skype 4.3 on PinguyOS 14.04.3

This tutorial is going to show you how to install Skype 4.3 on PinguyOS 14.04.3. Skype is a free and popular VoIP application to make free video call via internet. To install Skype 4.3 on PinguyOS, you can use the following steps.

A. Download Skype 

Use this command to directly download Skype DEB package

wget http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb

B. Install Skype

sudo gdebi skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb

Output:

⏚ [dhani:/home/dhani/Downloads] 2s $ sudo gdebi skype*.deb
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Building data structures… Done
Building data structures… Done
Requires the installation of the following packages: libaudio2:i386 libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0:i386 libgstreamer1.0-0:i386 libmysqlclient18:i386 libqt4-dbus:i386 libqt4-declarative:i386 libqt4-network:i386 libqt4-opengl:i386 libqt4-script:i386 libqt4-sql-mysql:i386 libqt4-sql:i386 libqt4-xml:i386 libqt4-xmlpatterns:i386 libqtcore4:i386 libqtdbus4:i386 libqtgui4:i386 libqtwebkit4:i386 libxss1:i386 libxv1:i386

Wherever you are, wherever they are
Skype keeps you together. Call, see, message and share with others.
* It’s free to download and join.
* Call, instant message and send photos and documents to anyone else on Skype.
* And with a webcam you can catch up face-to-face with a video call.
* Call mobiles and landlines worldwide at low rates.
* Easily text message anywhere in the world.
* Get your friends together on a conference call.
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And that’s just the start…
Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:

Done.

skype on pinguyos 14.04

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