Skype.mint install on Gloria

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DonPolo883
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Skype.mint install on Gloria

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I have just installed gloria on a friends laptop, and trying to install the Skype package is impossible.
1: From Skype, downed the tar DEB file...... no
2: from Synaptic package handler, not listed,..... no
3: from software manager, listed, can't get files from Ubuntu.............no
4: from Software Portal at Mint, downed skype.mint, can't open with installer, ...... no

welll thats about it, so how do we do it?

Any suggestions.

its a new install from iso and everything else seems fine, just the skype install.....

HELP

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Re: Skype.mint install on Gloria

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What is exactly the problem?

Actually you can download it from skype.com

(32bit) http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-u ... 1_i386.deb
(64bit) http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-u ... _amd64.deb

OR

open mintInstall and search for skype

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Re: Skype.mint install on Gloria

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apt install skype-static-oss
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Antivirus or defragging?
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Re: Skype.mint install on Gloria

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Try downloading the new beta version 2.1 available at their site.
It works great.

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Re: Skype.mint install on Gloria

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I had problems installing the new Skype 2.1 beta after I installed 2.0 from Software Manager, but found out through Package Manager that when I uninstalled 2.0 from Menu (right-click/Uninstall), there was still a misc Skype file installed. Once I uninstalled that one via Package Manager, 2.1 installed fine and seems to work good.
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Re: Skype.mint install on Gloria

Post by DonPolo883 »

Thanks to all for the responses, my friend went back to Felicia and has no problems with any of it.

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