Install Skype 4.3 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint / ElementaryOS

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In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latet version of skype 4.3 On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 13.10 / 12.04 LTS ,LinuxMint 16 / 15 and ElementaryOS 

skype a free cross-platform application that provides user with a  modern internet telephony and instant messaging and it is based on VOIP technology.It is available for windows, MacOS and Linux Operating systems.By using this application you can make free video and messaging to another skype contact as free.

Skype recently released a new version 4.3.0.37 with updated UI and new features.

Features in Skype 4.3.0.37
  • An updated UI
  • Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience
  • More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once
  • Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users
  • PulseAudio 3.0 and 4.0 support
  • Lot of bug fixes
This version dropped support for direct Alsa support; please install PulseAudio 4.0 or greater for the best calling experience.
Installation steps

Step 1: Download the Deb file

Visit skype site and download the deb file form there by selecting the "Ubuntu 12.04 (multiarch)"




Step 2: Install deb file
After downloading install the deb file by using dpkg
dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb
Once Installation successful you can open Skype from unity dash.

If it shows any dependencies error while installation run the below command.
sudo apt-get -f install
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