Install Skype Preview Version 8.5 On Ubuntu

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Skype for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Install Skype Preview Version 8.5 on Ubuntu. Skype Preview has been released for Linux Systems. Skype Preview delivers most of the great features of our next generation mobile experience but is specifically designed with desktop in mind.

Skype Preview for Linux

Starting today, the next generation of Skype is available in preview on Linux shortly after it was introduced for Windows and Mac. It’s not yet complete and we need your feedback. We’re committed to providing a Skype experience you love, enhancing the way you talk, text, and experience the world—all from the comfort of your desktop.

Skype Preview delivers most of the great features of our next generation mobile experience but is specifically designed with desktop in mind, to take full advantage of the larger screen. Skype Preview puts chat front and center—making this the most expressive Skype ever. You can also do more together in group calls, with real-time screen and photo sharing.

Since this is a preview, it’s critical that we hear from you; simply click the heart on the menu and send us your thoughts.

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Install Skype Preview Version 8.5

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Skype Preview Version 8.5 on Ubuntu Systems:

sudo apt-get update
dpkg -s apt-transport-https > /dev/null || bash -c "sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https -y"
curl https://repo.skype.com/data/SKYPE-GPG-KEY | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.skype.com/deb unstable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skype-unstable.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install skypeforlinux

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