Skype is a freemium voice-over-IP service and instant messaging client, developed by the Microsoft Skype Division. The name was derived from "sky" and "peer".
Skype supports almost all OS platforms . It offers free skype to skype calls low call costs to mobiles and landlines.
This tutorial is to easy and you can instal skype with any troubls just with a few lines of command.
Open the Terminal and Type :
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"This command will enable ubuntu canonical repository.
Now update your repository with the below command:
sudo apt-get updateAnd install Skype with this simple command :
sudo apt-get install skype