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Can't install Skype through Software Center 12.04

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http://askubuntu.com – New install of Ubuntu 12.04.1. Start Ubuntu Software Center. Edit menu > Software Sources > Other > tick the Canonical Partners sources. Click close. Search for Skype. Skype app is not listed. Following the suggestion I have reinstalled software center (surely there's a bug if the software center needs reinstalling after adding a source!), but still it does not show. FYI: At a terminal apt-cache search skype lists skype and skype-bin. I am comfortable at the command line, but people I am installing Ubuntu for are not. This is a real paper-cut - the first time I show them the software cente (HowTos)