How To Install Skype In Kali Linux/Debian

Recently i switch my Computer OS from Tripple Boots which consists of Windows 10, Ubuntu and Kali Linux to a single Operating System which is Kali Linux, so it means these days i will writing much articles on Kali Linux or Debian. So this is a tutorial on How To Install Skype In Kali Linux/Debian and I will cover the full process on how to install it.

Also Read: How To Extract/Unzip And Unrar Files In Kali Linux With Terminal

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Steps To Install Skype In Kali Linux/Debian

  1. Go To Skype And Download For Debian 7 or any available version, but make sure it’s Debian
  2. After downloading it, You need to check does your System has i386 MultiArch architecture Since am running on 64Bits.
    [email protected]:~# dpkg --add-architecture i386
    Now just do an update
    [email protected]:~# apt-get update
  3. Install gdebi
    [email protected]:~# apt-get install gdebi
  4. Now go to and scroll down to download libssl.1.1.0, because without this you will be having trouble installing Skype.
    Download Link
    [email protected]:~# cd Downloads
    [email protected]:~Downloads# dpkg -i libssl1.0.0_1.0.1t-1+deb8u5_i386.deb
    Am trying to make it easy for newbies 🙂
  5. Now Install Skype using by going to downloads directory or where you saved it
    [email protected]:~# cd Downloads
    [email protected]:~/Downloads# dpkg -i skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb
  6. It should installed successfully, but if you got any error during installation do this
    [email protected]:~/# apt-get -f install
    then re-install again by
    [email protected]:~/Downloads# dpkg -i skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb

That’s All, if you have any questions or getting error, let me know through this comment box so i can help you.


Am Shehu Awwal, The Founder Of Techmedia NG, I Like To Write For Fun And Profit Both In Programming And Articles.

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