There was a time when Skype used to be the default application for video calls. Microsoft bought Skype change its P2P architecture tried to monetize it tried to push it as business tool but Skype kept on seeing a gradual decline.
There are tons of video calling apps on mobile. On desktop Zoom is preferred for video conferencing. Even Microsoft has a new communication tool in the form of Microsoft Teams.
Despite everything Skype is still being developed and there are few people still using it. If you are one of those people who want to use Skype on their Arch Linux system this tutorial will help you.
There are two ways you can get Skype on Arch Linux.
Let8217s see both methods one by one.
The easiest way to install Skype is via the Snap Store. The biggest advantages of using the Skype snap is that it is maintained by the Skype developer and it updates automatically in the background.