How to install Skype on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

The two methods  below doesn’t work now. Please see http://blog.dipinkrishna.info/2009/11/how-to-download-and-install-skype-for_3060.html for a successfull installation of skype on ubuntu. I have provided two methods. Please do comment which one is successful. Follow these steps to install skype in ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit).         First add:            deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ karmic free non-free        to your

Installing a package from source

Make sure you have all the necessary development tools (i.e. libraries, compilers, headers): sudo apt-get install build-essentialsudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` Note: “uname -r” lists the current kernel you are using Extract the archive that contains the source files: tar xvf sourcefilesarchive.tar.gz Build the package using the package’s script (in this case the configure script),

How to install Skype on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

The two methods  below doesn’t work now. Please see http://blog.dipinkrishna.info/2009/11/how-to-download-and-install-skype-for_3060.html for a successfull installation of skype on ubuntu.  I have provided two methods. Please do comment which one is successful. Follow these steps to install skype in ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit).         First add:            deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ karmic free non-free        to your