Skype is a real pain to install on SL 5. They no longer offer a statically linked version, and the version prior to that was claimed to be statically linked, but was not. I've found the most reliable version to be The following page was very useful:

-- JamesKoll - 20 Nov 2012
Topic revision: r1 - 20 Nov 2012, JamesKoll
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