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To install skype you need to Enable The Canonical Partners Repository open the terminal and type the following command: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" To perform an installation of i386 package on 64-bit system we need to enable multi-architecture to support both platforms. sudo dpkg --add-...


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Ubuntu has a built in installer for many "packages" or software including Skype. Run this code in the terminal to install with automatic detection of your Ubuntu version: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype This will ask for your account password similar to how Mac or PC requires permission from an admin account to install software. You can ...


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To allow Skype to use GTK+ themes you need to do this: Fixing Skype Theme = 1. Add the following line to the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file (if there is no such a file, create it by hand): gtk-theme-name="the name of your GTK+ theme" 2. Add the following line to the ~/.profile: export GTK2_RC_FILES="$HOME/.gtkrc-2.0" 3. Finally, make a logout and a login ...



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