How to install Skype on linux (Ubuntu 16.04)

Here are simple steps to install skype on Ubuntu 16.04.

Download skype package using command line:
Enable multi-architecture to support installation of i386 package on 64-bit system:
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
Resynchronize the package index files from their sources via Internet:
sudo apt-get update
Install the previously downloaded Skype package using wget command:
sudo dpkg -i skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb

(Reading database ... 194964 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb ...
Unpacking skype:i386 ( over ( ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of skype:i386:
 skype:i386 depends on libqt4-dbus (>= 4:4.5.3).
 skype:i386 depends on libqt4-network (>= 4:4.8.0).
 skype:i386 depends on libqt4-xml (>= 4:4.5.3).
 skype:i386 depends on libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.7.0~beta1).
 skype:i386 depends on libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.8.0).
 skype:i386 depends on libqtwebkit4 (>= 2.2~2011week36).
 skype:i386 depends on libstdc++6 (>= 4.2.1).
 skype:i386 depends on libxss1.
 skype:i386 depends on libxv1.
 skype:i386 depends on libssl1.0.0.
 skype:i386 depends on libpulse0.
 skype:i386 depends on libasound2-plugins.

dpkg: error processing package skype:i386 (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured 
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160701-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for dbus (1.10.6-1ubuntu3.1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
Run the command which will install all required dependencies skype package:
sudo apt-get -f install
Search skype or type in terminal
$ skype
Enjoy Skype :)


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