Install Skype 8.11 on Fedora 27

Skype is the most widely used voice over ip solution in the world, and it allows users to communicate with peers by voice. It has the option to make video calls, instant messaging and call to mobile phones.

Skype service between computer is free of charge whereas between the computer and mobile phones based on normal call rates. It supports multiple operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Mac.

Here is the small tutorial about installing Skype on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24.

Step 1: Open Terminal (Activities >> Search >> Terminal).

Step 2: Switch to the root user.

Step 2: Install dependencies.

Step 3: Download the latest version of Skype (v8.10) over a terminal using the following command. Skype supports only the 64 Bit version of Fedora.

Step 4: Install Skype.

Step 5: Start Skype (Activities >> Search >> Skype)


Step 6: Login to your existing account or create a new Skype account.

Step 6: Login with your username and password.

Follow the on-screen instruction to personalize the Skype.

Skype running on Fedora 27:

Skype running on Fedora 26:

That’s All.

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