How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux

In this article, we will learn How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux. Trillian is in one professional messaging applications, mainly in corporate offices and large organizations. This is a premium application but the price is not so high and it is completely affordable. Trillian Instant Messengers (Trillian apps) help employees interact privately. Microsoft Lync has a nice alternative. Trillion were all developed in 2000 using a C ++ programming language in one messenger and were released under the Fremimum license.

How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux

How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux

Follow the below steps to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux:

Before starting the installation of Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App), we will use the following command to update Ubuntu 18.04 packages and repositories.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease
Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release
Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Ign:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/aseman/desktop-apps/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:5 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian bionic InRelease
Hit:6 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/audio-recorder/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:8 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB]
Hit:9 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
Get:10 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB]

After updating packages and repositories, we now have to download Trillian from its official website to a messenger installation package. Download below using the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget https://www.trillian.im/get/linux/6.1/trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb
--2019-01-11 19:56:00-- https://www.trillian.im/get/linux/6.1/trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb
Resolving www.trillian.im (www.trillian.im)... 216.93.253.4
Connecting to www.trillian.im (www.trillian.im)|216.93.253.4|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 7471968 (7.1M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb’

trillian_6.1.0.5_am 100%[===================>] 7.12M 1.43MB/s in 8.6s

2019-01-11 19:56:11 (852 KB/s) - ‘trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb’ saved [7471968/7471968]

As you can see below, I have already downloaded the Trillian Instant Messenger (.deb package). See the output below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 7471968 Feb 27 2018 trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb

We are now ready to install the Trillian Instant messenger package. So go ahead and install it using the following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -i trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package trillian.
(Reading database ... 189017 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack trillian_6.1.0.5_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking trillian (6.1.0.5) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of trillian:
trillian depends on libatkmm-1.6-1v5 (>= 2.22.0) | libatkmm-1.6-1 (>= 2.22.0); however:
Package libatkmm-1.6-1v5 is not installed.
Package libatkmm-1.6-1 is not installed.

As you are seeing from a Trillian instant messenger, it is asking for some dependencies to complete the installation. So use the following command to install the necessary dependencies.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libsystemd0:i386 libudev1:i386
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
1 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 1,075 kB of archives.
After this operation, 6,970 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 libatkmm-1.6-1v5 amd64 2.24.2-3 [62.6 kB]
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 libcairomm-1.0-1v5 amd64 1.12.2-3 [37.1 kB]
Get:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 libpangomm-1.4-1v5 amd64 2.40.1-4 [42.5 kB]
Get:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 libgtkmm-3.0-1v5 amd64 3.22.2-2 [850 kB]
Get:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libpangox-1.0-0 amd64 0.0.2-5 [41.7 kB]
Get:6 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe amd64 libpango1.0-0 amd64 1.40.14-1ubuntu0.1 [3,344 B]
Get:7 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libzip4 amd64 1.1.2-1.1 [37.8 kB]

As we can see on, we have successfully installed the Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) package. Now use the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l trillian
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
ii trillian 6.1.0.5 amd64 Instant Messenger

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Now type the Trillian command at the shell prompt to open the application. Refer the command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ trillian

After the application is open you will get the following screen. Here you have entered your details to create an account with a Trillian. Here I have entered through details like username, password, email id. Then click on sign up.

How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux

Trillian Sign Up

After successful signup, you will be able to open the Trillian messenger. See snapshots below.

How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux

Trillian Application

You can open Trillian Instant Messaging (Trillian App) graphically by searching your Ubuntu Applications box. See snapshots below.

How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux

Trillian App

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How To Uninstall Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) and want to uninstall the application from your system using following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r trillian
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
(Reading database ... 191890 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing trillian (6.1.0.5) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to install Trillian Instant Messenger (Trillian App) in Ubuntu 18.04- A Best Multiprotocol Instant Messaging App For Linux. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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