cannot install skype package

Asked by Steve
Version 8.04 - the hardy heron
Skype version - skype-ubuntu-hardy_2.1.0.47-1_386(5).deb

I cannot install skype from this website - could anyone help please?
It downloaded successfully but will not install sometimes giving the message architecture is wrong.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: lpia
Date: Mon Oct 5 18:16:01 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.7+nobinonly+nb1-0ubuntu0.8.04.1netbook0belmont1 [modified: usr/lib/firefox-addons/searchplugins/yahoo.xml]
PackageArchitecture: lpia
SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-22-lpia i686
UnreportableReason: This is not a genuine Ubuntu package

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Steve (stephenneilgordon) said :
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Brian Murray (brian-murray) said :

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see

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zvacet (ivicakolic) said :

You downloaded deb package and you are using lpia architecturee.That is why you are get errors.Maybe will work for you.Or

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