get skype 
For 32-bit
$ wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu-32
For 64-bit
$ wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu-64

You will need to install the following libraries.

sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2

Now install skype(the file u just downloaded, may be named intrepid-ibex)
sudo dpkg --install downloaded file name
 
If you still get some dependency error then just type the command below 

sudo apt-get -f install
this will install the dependencies and the skype

 

 
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