This script is for Slackware 14.2 only and may be outdated.

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Skype is an instant messaging app that provides online text message and
video chat services. Users may transmit both text and video messages and
may exchange digital documents such as images, text, and video. Skype allows
video conference calls.

This script repackages the Debian package provided by Microsoft.

Currently, only the 64bit version is available.

Note: At the time of writing, the last version known to correctly support
gksu/sudo method is:

Maintained by: Mario Preksavec
Keywords: skype,voip,voice over ip,phone,spyke,im,chat
ChangeLog: skypeforlinux


Source Downloads (64bit):
skypeforlinux_8.65.0.76_amd64.deb (283a82cefb9dc7ba3baad25e47ce9a82)

Download SlackBuild:
skypeforlinux.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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