Howto install Skype 4.2 on Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04

Howto install Skype 4.2 on Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04 

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Step 1: Install Repository

root@ubuntu:~# sudo add-apt-repository “deb $(lsb _release -sc) partner”
root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install Skype on Ubuntu

root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install skype
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
libxss1 skype-bin
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libxss1 skype skype-bin
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 39 not upgraded.
Need to get 17.0 MB of archives.
After this operation, 39.4 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 raring/main libxss1 i386 1:1.2.2-1 [8,566 B]
Get:2 raring/partner skype-bin i386 [17.0 MB]
Get:3 raring/partner skype i386 [15.9 kB]
Fetched 17.0 MB in 1min 56s (147 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libxss1:i386.
(Reading database … 158865 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libxss1:i386 (from …/libxss1_1%3a1.2.2-1_i386.deb) …
Selecting previously unselected package skype-bin.
Unpacking skype-bin (from …/skype-bin_4.2.0.11-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_i386.deb) …
Selecting previously unselected package skype.
Unpacking skype (from …/skype_4.2.0.11-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_i386.deb) …
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon …
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index…
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils …
Processing triggers for gnome-menus …
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme …
Setting up libxss1:i386 (1:1.2.2-1) …
Setting up skype-bin ( …
Setting up skype ( …
Processing triggers for libc-bin …
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place

Step 3: Start Skype on Ubuntu

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That’s it. Thanks for using

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