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How to Install Skype on AMD 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 Precise

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http://ubuntuguide.net – Here’s the simple installation guide on installing Skype for Linux in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. The official website points to wrong package format for 64-bit Ubuntu and it can be fixed by adding output parameter with wget command. First install the dependencies by this command in a terminal window(or use Synaptic): sudo apt-get install lsb-core ia32-libs libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2 sudo apt-get -f install Then, download the 64 bit deb package from the official website by: wget -O skype_Ubuntu-current_amd64.deb http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu-64 Now, in (HowTos)