| 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 skype.com
In your Internet browser go here http://www.skype.com/download/skype/linux/ follow the directions.
sudo dpkg -i Downloads/skype-ubuntu-intrepid_188.8.131.52-1_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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