Installing Skype on Fedora
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Skype is a cross-platform proprietary chat (text and video) application.
It also provides voice calls and desktop sharing. It uses a proprietary Internet telephony (VoIP) network called the Skype protocol.
Please note: the latest versions of Skype work only on 64 bit architectures.
It is possible to install Skype on Fedora using these package methods.
Using the RPM by Skype
Using a Flatpak hosted by Flathub.
Installing Skype using the Skype RPM repository
To install Skype using the Skype RPM repository:
Add the Skype repository
$ sudo curl -o /etc/yum.repos.d/skype-stable.repo https://repo.skype.com/rpm/stable/skype-stable.repo
$ sudo dnf install skypeforlinux
Installing Skype using Flatpak
To install Skype using Flatpak:
Install Flatpak using dnf:
$ sudo dnf install -y flatpak
Install Skype using Flatpak:
$ sudo flatpak install -y --from https://flathub.org/repo/appstream/com.skype.Client.flatpakref
To run Skype:
You should find a menu shortcut in your DE.
To run it from the command line:
$ flatpak run com.skype.Client
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