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Re: Why no Skype packages?

On Sunday 29 March 2009 23:47:33 David Fox wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 3:24 PM, JoeHill <joehill@teksavvy.com> wrote:
> > Was just looking at all the 'how to install Skype' pages, and wondering
> > why, as far as I can tell, there are no Debian packages. Is this a
> > licensing issue?

There is a Debian package, and I can vouch that it works in Lenny.  It is not, 
however, in the official repositories and is supplied by Skype.  If, in spite 
of this, you want to use it, just add  the following to your sources.list:

deb http://download.skype.com/linux/repos/debian/ stable non-free

aptitude update
aptitude install skype


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