Install Telegram on Ubuntu
This post will help you to install Telegram on Ubuntu. Telegram is an encrypted messaging service. It allows accessing the messages from multiple devices.
The better part is that Telegram is free and serves no ads. It allows the groups of up to 30000 members. The main feature is the Telegram API can be Accessed by third-party developers.
You can install Telegram desktop client on Ubuntu using four methods:
1. Using Ubuntu Base Repository
Just click on the following button to install Telegram desktop client using Ubuntu Base Repository. (Tested on Ubuntu 17.10)
You can also run the following command on the terminal to install it on Ubuntu 17.10.
sudo apt install telegram-desktop
2. Install the Telegram desktop client via snap
Telegram is also available as a Snap app. Run the following command on your terminal to install it. The main advantage of installing Telegram as a snap app is the Snap package installation works along with the deb package installation. Hence, you can run two Telegram apps on a single machine.
sudo snap install telegram-sergiusens
3. Using Unofficial PPA
If you are using an older version of Ubuntu, you can install Telegram by adding an Unofficial PPA. This PPA is provided by atareao applications. Please see the Launchpad page here.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/telegram sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install telegram
4. Installation of Telegram Messenger in Linux Using source package
Download the latest Telegram Messenger from desktop.telegram.org.
wget https://updates.tdesktop.com/tlinux/tsetup.1.1.23.tar.xz tar xvf tsetup.1.1.23.tar.xz cd Telegram/ ./Telegram
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