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Skype is compiled for Linux but not for arm cpu that Raspberry Pi uses, so how can I run Skype on Raspberry Pi?

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Maybe running Skype on top of Android would work! –  Luke Stanley Feb 12 '13 at 3:02

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There is a great video demonstration how to get Skype running on Raspberry Pi:

And detailed instructions are provided here:

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We should try to get detailed instructions up here. –  Alex Chamberlain Oct 23 '12 at 12:26
Should probably qualify the answer to mention that you can get Skype voice calls to work through the SDK, however not yet the Skype client or video. –  Andrew Nov 6 '12 at 12:35
ya but you have to pay i dont have the money to pay –  user3275 Nov 13 '12 at 16:42
And Skype SDK is no longer available it seems –  geotheory Mar 4 '14 at 13:28

At the moment (this date) the only option is to install Android then use the Skype APK. Not all webcam work, but basic Skype function are available.

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