Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Cutegram is an open-source Telegram application, similar to Sigram. It is developed in Qt5 and QML and uses the libqtelegram and the libappindicator libraries.
Like other Telegram clients for Linux, it has support for Emoji, allows the users to send data by dragging it in the message window and gets integrated with the system notifications.
The latest version available is Cutegram 2.0.0, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:
- Secret Chat
- Send text messages as document using drag and drop
- Prxy support
- Offline mode
- Camera Button
- Autostart option on Configure menu
- Multi Account login (experimental)
- Windowed Mode
- ProgressBar on file sending
- Cancel button on file downloading
- Shared Media location
- Many improvements on UserInterface
- Better and Smarter drag and drop actions
- Online status icon on contact avatars
- Leave and Add person to chats
- Delete History action
- Chat with non-contact users
- Add/Update translations.
- Contact us menu to send suggestions to us
In this article I will show you how to install Cutegram 2.0.0 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE, Linux Lite, Debian, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva, ROSA Desktop, Arch Linux, Manjaro and other Linux systems.
The project’s website provides precompiled run packages compatible with all the Linux systems, so all you have to do is download the cutegram*.run package for your system’s architecture, add execution rights and run the package.
How to install Cutegram 2.0.0 on 32 bit Linux systems:
$ wget http://aseman.co/downloads/cutegram/2/cutegram-2.0.0-linux-installer.run
$ sudo chmod +x cutegram-2.0.0-linux-installer.run
How to install Cutegram 2.0.0 on 64 bit Linux systems:
$ wget http://aseman.co/downloads/cutegram/2/cutegram-2.0.0-linux-x64-installer.run
$ sudo chmod +x cutegram-2.0.0-linux-x64-installer.run