Microsoft releases Skype 188.8.131.52 version for Linux. Skype allows people to communicate with each other by messaging, voice calling and video calling over internet. Skype also provides services for phone calls on the telephone networks. Everybody can call on Skype network free of charge there is no limit of call, on the other side Skype charge users for calling to land-line and mobile phones. Skype becomes popular among users for its additional features, like file sharing, screen sharing, video conferencing. I think you know more about Skype, so it's enough intro :).
To install skype in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
If you have already skype then remove it:
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