(Last Updated On: November 15, 2018)

This guide is meant to help you install the latest release of Skype on CentOS 7 / Fedora 29 / Fedora 28. Running Skype on CentOS 7 / Fedora 29 / Fedora 28 allows you to make Skype calls, group video calls, instant messaging, phone number calls, and screen sharing.

Install Latest Skype on CentOS 7 / Fedora 29 / Fedora 28  by following the steps below:

Step 1: Download Skype RPM Package

The easiest and quickest way to install Skype on Fedora 29 / Fedora 28 is by using the RPM package. Download the package using wget command:

$ wget https://go.skype.com/skypeforlinux-64.rpm

Step 2: Install Skype on CentOS 7 / Fedora 29 / Fedora 28

After downloading Skype RPM package, install it using yum

CentOS 7:

sudo yum localinstall skypeforlinux-64.rpm

Fedora 29 / Fedora 28:

sudo dnf install skypeforlinux-64.rpm

Press when prompted to confirm installation.

Dependencies resolved.
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 Package                         Arch                     Version                       Repository                      Size
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Installing:
 skypeforlinux                   x86_64                   8.34.0.78-1                   @commandline                    92 M

Transaction Summary
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Install  1 Package

Total size: 92 M
Installed size: 232 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

Step 2: Launch Skype on CentOS 7 / Fedora 29 / Fedora 28

After successful installation, search Skype on your Desktop Environment search bar.

Configure Skype on CentOS 7 / Fedora 29 / Fedora 28 to start using it.