Skype for Linux Alpha in Debian 8 jessie

Use Skype for Linux Alpha on Debian 8 jessie by downloading it from this link.

  • Say, you’ve downloaded it in your Downloads folder. Now open terminal and execute the following command:
cd ~/Downloads/
  • Execute the following command to install downloaded Skype for Linux Alpha DEB file:
dpkg -i skypeforlinux-64-alpha.deb
  • This would install Skype interrupted by an error. In that case execute the following:
apt-get -f install
  • This would solve the problem and you’d be able to use Skype as intended.