Sunday, May 23, 2010

Ubutu: How to install skype via repository

Skype is a proprietary software to allow make calls from pc to phone over internet. For installing the skype add the following in software sources,

In terminal

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

After open the file add the following line

deb stable non-free

Save and exit.

In terminal For authentication key type the following.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 0xd66b746e


sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install skype

Now the voip programme skype is installed in ubutnu.

Go to System->Administration->Software sources->Other software

For authentication key