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    Post HowTo: Install skype and sms with skype in ubuntu 8.04

    1. Skype installation
    a. Get skype (choose Ubuntu 7.04+)
    http://www.skype.com/intl/en/downloa.../linux/choose/
    Now you have file skype-debian_2.0.0.68-1_i386.deb on your desktop(default location to save your file with firefox)
    b. Right click on the file and chose open with "GDebi Package Installer".
    c. Skype is installed now, check in the top left corner under applications---internet---skype

    2. Send SMS(text messages) with skype: Download Skype4py

    a.Go to http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...roup_id=202148 and download only Skype4Py-1.0.29.0.tar.gz file
    b. right click on the file and chose extract here
    c. go to this directory where you just extracted files and type "sudo python setup.py install" (without "") in the terminal (applications--accessories---terminal)

    3. a.Download http://www.kolmann.at/philipp/linux/...s-1.0.1.tar.gz
    b. right click on the file and chose extract here
    c. open skype
    d. go to this directory where you just extracted files in 3.b and run program with ./skysentials.py in the terminal(or sudo python skysentials.py)

    Enjoy!
    Last edited by grobar; July 21st, 2008 at 11:15 AM.

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