How to Install Skype on Karmic Koala Kubuntu
Feb 15, 2010

First install all the required libraries for skype.


sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6 lib32asound2 ia32-libs libc6-i386 lib32gcc1


You will likely need to run this next:

sudo apt-get -f install


Next get skype from


In your Internet browser go here follow the directions.




sudo dpkg -i Downloads/skype-ubuntu-intrepid_2.1.0.81-1_amd64.deb


Then in your application start menu search look 'skype'. It should find it. Then right click and add it to your favorites.


Start it, login in.  Test your mic and speaker. I had to play around with the kmixer and add the mic channel to get it to work properly.

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