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Getting skype running on Ubuntu 64 bits :D

Extracted and updated from MacProLinux's Blog Easy way to get Skype on your 64 bit Ubuntu: 1. Make sure you have the latest 32-bit libs a pt-get install ia32-libs 2. Download the latest static version of Skype. Right now it is: wget 3. Extract it with tar -xf skype_static- 4. Move it to /usr/local mv skype_static- /usr/local/ 5. Create a symbolic link to it ln -s /usr/local/skype_static- /usr/local/skype 6. Create another one in /usr/bin/ ln -s /usr/local/skype/skype /usr/bin/ 7. Run it skype If you want to add it to your internet menu: Right click on Applications->Edit Menus Select Internet and click on: Add New Item Put this into the command field: /usr/local/skype/skype Have Fun!