Upgrade skype in linux (Ubuntu 17.04 or later versions)

Issues with Skype upgrade in skype?

Recently, Skype released the web-based app for Linux. We all agree that it is good and much better than previous versions of Skype in Linux OS.

Here, this post will help you to upgrade skype if you are facing problems with the terminal commands.

If you are having the latest version of Skype and you see a notification to upgrade to the latest version,

you can simply run the below command to update it.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -i skypeforlinux

In case, if you have issues with older version of Skype and you have install the latest version of Skype, make sure that you remove all the existing versions

$ sudo apt-get purge skypeforlinux && sudo apt-get autoremove

To Install new skype version, type the below commands in your terminal to install it

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install skypeforlinux -y

Congratulations! You’ve just installed Skype for Linux on Ubuntu.


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