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Skype autoinstall newest version for appinstall and patchmanagement.

So the version we found on jamfnation ( did not work because it was detecting the OS through the url and curl does not supply any operatingsystem information prompting a windows installer to a mac client resulting in failure. It seems to work correctly.


mkdir /tmp/downloads
cd /tmp/downloads

curl -L -o skype.dmg

hdiutil mount -nobrowse skype.dmg -mountpoint /Volumes/skype
rsync -vaz /Volumes/skype/ /Applications/
hdiutil unmount "/Volumes/skype"
rm skype.dmg
rm -rf /tmp/downloads
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