How to Install The Latest Skype Snap in Ubuntu 18.04 / Higher

Last updated: August 8, 2019

Skype for Linux

The official Skype for Linux Snap package has not been updated for almost one year.

Last week Skype updated the latest Skype Preview Snap package through new insider channel. And here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04.

1. First of all, REMOVE Skype Snap if you previously installed it via Ubuntu Software.

2. Then you can install the Skype snap from insider channel either via Ubuntu Software after switching channel:

or by opening terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command:

sudo snap install skype --channel=insider/stable --classic

Once installed, launch Skype from application menu and enjoy!


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