Skype is a software that is used by millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video calls, group calls and free voice calls one to one, send messages and share files.
Skype uses decentralized peer-to-peer technologies and it is free to use and the latest version of skype is 188.8.131.52
This tutorial will be helpful for the beginners to install skype on Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, LinuxMint and Zorin OS
Skype is not installed by default on Ubuntu, below are the steps to install on Ubuntu and the procedures are the same for LinuxMint and Zorion OS.
How to Install Skype on Ubuntu 20.04
Step 1: Download the deb file from the Download Skype page or use the below command in terminal
Step 2: Install Skype
Once the installer file is downloaded install it by using the below command
Step 3: Run Skype
Start the skype from the terminal using skypeforlinux or select it from activities