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|Instruction to Install Skype In Linux|
This document describes how to use Skype under a linux Desktop (Fedora Release 10). The procedure is for networks within IIT Bombay Campus.
It is required that you have a skype id and the skype software is installed in your computer. (Visit http://www.skype.com for more info.)
Start skype by issuing the command skype at a terminal window in a desktop or from the dektop Applications menu -> Internet -> Skype.
Accept the Skype end User License Agreement dialogue box will appear
The Skype Welcome window will be seen. Cick on the small icon at the left hand corner of the Skype Welcome window and select Options or Press (Ctrl + O) to configure the proxy settings.
The Options windows will appear. Click on the Automatic Proxy Detection selector bar and select HTTPS Proxy
Enter the proxy server netmon.iitb.ac.in in the Host field and port field as 80, followed by the User and the Password for the proxy server (i.e., netmon.iitb.ac.in).
Apply these settings by clicking on the Apply button.
Click on Close to close the Options Dialogue box.
Close the Skype application.
Now your skype application is configured for use. Please note that the above steps need not have to be repeated next time onwards. Start Skype application.
In the Welcome to Skype provide your Skype Name that you have obtained while registering yourself at the site http://www.skype.com and the corresponding password in the Password
Now Click on Sign in
Now you will get connected
|Last Updated on Monday, 02 May 2011 19:46|