Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, ScudCloud is an open-source, unofficial desktop client for the slack team communication platform.
It is developed in Qt and uses Webkit to render the web version of Slack, but it provides the desktop integration via QWebkit-Native: native system notifications, count of unread notifications at launcher icon, launcher icon wobbling on new messages, and channels quicklist at launcher icon.
The latest version available is Scudcloud 0.9, which has been released a while ago.
In this article I will show you how to install Scudcloud 0.9 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Scudcloud 0.9 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the scudcloud package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rael-gc/scudcloud
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install scudcloud
Optional, to remove scudcloud, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove scudcloud