This simple tutorial shows you how to install Skype in the Elementary OS 0.2 Luna. As you may know, Elementary OS is a lightweight and beautiful Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. So that you can easily install Skype in it via the Canonical Partners repository.
To get started, start the Software Center from dock, navigate to Edit -> Software Sources…
In next window, go to Other Software tab. Check the boxes to enable Canonical Partners repository:
After that, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window. Run below commands to update package lists and install Skype:
sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install skype
Once done, you can open Skype from the top-left Applications menu.