Installing Skype in 14.04

reeyarn reeyarn at
Fri Apr 18 13:16:59 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:02 AM, Sajan Parikh <sajan at> wrote:

> Just did a fresh installation of the 14.04 release and was wondering if
> anyone had a clean way of installing Skype?
> In 13.10, I was able to enable the partner repositories and just install
> using apt-get and everything worked great.
> Now, on 14.04 that is giving me an unmet dependency.
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  skype : Depends: skype-bin
> Trying to install skype-bin gives me a ton of
> ​​
> dependencies for 32bit libraries.

​You may try running
> apt-get install depended_packages:i386

that is, for each
dependencies at 32 bit, install it adding :i386.

For example, skype told me it needs libqt4-dbus at 32bit, I run
> apt-get install libqt4-dbus:i386

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