How To Install Skype on Debian 10

Install Skype on Debian 10

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Skype on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, Skype is a very popular communication software. Skype can be used for audio and video communication as well as text. You can also call land line with small cost via skype. Skype also offers some rich features like voice mail, video chat, instant messaging, call forwarding, conference calling and many more.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Skype on a Debian 10 (Buster) server.

Install Skype on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt commands in the terminal:

Step 2. Installing Skype on Debian 10.

We now download the latest Skype deb package:

Once the download is complete, install Skype using following command:

Step 3. Accessing Skype.

Skype can be launched from the command line by typing skypeforlinux or by clicking on the Skype icon (Applications -> Internet -> Skype).

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Skype. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Skype on Debian 10 Buster system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Skype on website.

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