Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9

e most popular features of Skype, a proprietary communications platform run by Skype Technologies, a Microsoft subsidiary, include VoIP-based voice calls, videoconferencing, and videotelephony. Along with other capabilities, it provides instant messaging, file sharing, debit-based calls to landlines and mobile phones, and more.

How to Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9

  • Update your system using the command below.
sudo dnf update
  • Next, download the Skype package using the following command.
  • Then install Skype.
sudo yum localinstall skypeforlinux-64.rpm

Sample output

Last metadata expiration check: 0:18:33 ago on Sun 24 Jul 2022 11:19:56 AM EAT.
Dependencies resolved.
 Package          Arch      Version             Repository       Size
 skypeforlinux    x86_64        @commandline    120 M
Installing dependencies:
 libatomic        x86_64    11.2.1-9.4.el9      baseos           52 k

Transaction Summary
Install  2 Packages

Total size: 120 M
Installed size: 310 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
[SKIPPED] libatomic-11.2.1-9.4.el9.x86_64.rpm: Already downloaded    
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                              1/1 
  Installing       : libatomic-11.2.1-9.4.el9.x86_64              1/2 
  Installing       : skypeforlinux-            2/2 
  Running scriptlet: skypeforlinux-            2/2 
Redirecting to /bin/systemctl start atd.service

  Verifying        : libatomic-11.2.1-9.4.el9.x86_64              1/2 
  Verifying        : skypeforlinux-            2/2 

  libatomic-11.2.1-9.4.el9.x86_64  skypeforlinux- 

  • Launch Skype from the application menu by searching it as shown below.
Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9
Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9
  • Sample Skype interface.
Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9
Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9
  • Sign in or create an account to start using it.
Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9
Install Skype on Rocky Linux 9

That marks the end of our article, we have gone through how to install Skype on Rocky Linux 9.

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