How to install Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux 64-bit - LinuxConfig.org


#1

The following config will discuss an installation of Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus 64-bit Linux.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-skype-on-ubuntu-16-04-xenial-xerus-linux-64-bit

#2

Daimon Kaisar

Now you can download it from skype.com


#3

William Zapata

I downloaded the file from the Skype website and everything without problem


#4

Prashant Singh

Not able login .After entering username and password its processing for sometime ie its trying to connect but ultimately it says “Skype can’t connect”


#5

Ali

Hi,
I installed and everything seems to be fine. However, when I try to sign in (and enter my username/password) the window just vanishes.
Thanks,
Ali


#6

Thavaprakash -> Ali

I too have same problem. Please help me to fix.


#7

Marina Anana -> Ali

i have the same problem. did you find any solution?


#8

Pedro -> Marina Anana

I also have this problem. I am trying to fix it but it is being impossible by now.


#9

cssudhirmmpp

Hi,

I downloaded skype sucessfully,but no able to login there,giving invalid credentials…

same credentials working on web skype but not here,please guide me out

Thanks,

Sudheer:)


#10

Garden Warbler

Hello, I got as far as

# apt-get -f install 

then "malformed entry 55 in list file/etc/apt/sources.list(component) The list of sources could not be read. Can anyone help, please?


#11

Lubos Rendek Mod -> Garden Warbler

Manually check your /etc/apt/sources.list file for any inconsistencies.


#12

Ashwin

Hi, I am getting the following error while installing skype on my ubuntu 16.04.
Need help…

“Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.”


#13

Sue Thomas

I installed Skype on Ubuntu 16.04 succesfully with :

sudo su
apt-get install skype
sudo apt-get autoremove

#14

Bhagirathi Muduli

Hi,
I am using Ubuntu 16. I have two different users. One Admin and second one Standard user.
How to install skype for standard user?


#15

Sacic

# apt-get -f install code dosnt work i looked through the comments and tried every combo they gave E.g Sudo su apt-get -f install , can someone tell me a code that actually works for Ubuntu 16.04, every other code works except that last one


#16

Surjo -> Sacic

sudo apt-get -f install


#17

~ika

it works! thanks a lot!


#18

prudhvi

# apt-get -f install

this command is not getting executed. help me please


#19

carlos -> prudhvi

you have to go super user


#20

neftedollar1 -> prudhvi

use sudo apt-get -f install