How to Install Signal Desktop App on Linux

In this article, we are going to learn How to Install Signal Desktop App on Linux. The signal is a cross-platform centralized encrypted messaging service developed by the Signal Technology Foundation and Signal Messenger LLC. It uses the Internet to send one-to-one and group messages, which can include files, voice notes, images, and videos.

The only way to sign up for the signal is through your smartphone. It works on Android phones and iPhones. So if you don’t have a signal installed on your smartphone, go ahead and do it first. It will be working on your smartphone before you use your smartphone on your computer.

Follow the below steps to Install Signal Desktop App on Linux:

The signal is available in repositories for some Linux distributions. It is also available as Flatpack and Snap. We will install Snap on Ubuntu.

sudo snap install signal-desktop

You can also use Snap on Fedora, but for all bases, we’ll demonstrate installing the flatpak.

sudo flatpak install https://dl.flathub.org/repo/appstream/org.signal.Signal.flatpakref

On the Manjaro, you can install it directly from Pacman.

sudo pacman -Sy signal-desktop

You can open the Signal Application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Desktop Application box. Refer to the snapshot below.

How to Install Signal Desktop App on Linux

Signal

Before you can use a signal on your system, you need to link it to the Signals app in your smartphone. The desktop client displays a QR code. You need to scan this code with your smartphone from the Signals app.

How To Uninstall Signal Desktop App in Ubuntu?

For any reason, if you don’t like Signal Desktop Application and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following commands.

sudo apt remove signal-desktop

Also Read – How to Install Cutegram Messenger in Ubuntu – A Alternative To Telegram App

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