problem trying to install Skype

Asked by Peter Jordan

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and attempted to install SKYPE from the software centre. During the install process I received the following error message:

E:I wasn't able to locate file for the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. This might mean you have to manually fix this package.

Can anyone advise how I locate this missing package and install it.

I am a novice with Ubuntu linux

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Anton¡o Sch¡fano (skiantoz) said :

Did you enable the Multiverse repositories?

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Wyn (myelwyn) said :

Go to Skype website and download the installer for Linux from there.

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Peter Jordan (austinjames) said :

Found the missing ttf-mscorefonts-installerpackage listed in synaptic package manager under Installed(upgradeable).
ran the upgrade and reinstalled Skype.
Seems to have worked ok skype now installed.

Thanks for the advice Antonio and Wyn I have kept your recommendations and if I have further problems will use them.
Thanks once again for the assistance