skype-on-ubuntu

how to install skype on ubuntu 10.10

skype-on-ubuntuUbuntu 10.10 ..(Maverick Meerkat) is one of the popular operating system among desktop users.Although Ubuntu has lot of useful applications that comes by default but still some common applications are not installed.Skype,the popular VoIP software is one of them.You can install skype on Ubuntu either from the Synaptic Package Manager or by opening it with Ubuntu Software Center after the┬ámanual download from it’s official website.

Features of Skype

  • good for free audio and video calls over the web
  • call forwarding and voice mail features are also available
  • Free Video conferencing
  • Low call rates for mobile numbers
  • High quality services

Installing Skype in Ubuntu 10.10

>>First of all Download the latest packages for your system from here..

http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-computer/linux/post-download/

>>Then open it(Right Click and open) with Ubuntu Software Center and click on install.Wait for few seconds to complete the installation steps.That’s All..Go to Applications->Internet->Skype and Have Fun!! You also need to register for it.

Conclusion : You can also call over internet or from your pc to mobile FREE using gmail call ..currently it’s only available for the humans of U.S and Canada.