How To Install Sigram 0.5.5 On Ubuntu (And Derivatives), Fedora And Arch Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Telegram is a an instant messaging service similar to WhatsApp. While it is already available for Android, the developers have started the work at a special Telegram Client for Ubuntu Touch, which will have a visual design created to match Unity 8.

Also, the Ubuntu users can use chat with their Telegram friends directly from Unity, via the Webapps Telegram App.

For now, the only Telegram client working on Linux systems (others than Ubuntu) is Sigram, which is developed in C++, C, Qt and QML. The latest version available is Sigram 0.5.5, which has been released a while ago.

Among others, it has support for chatting with Telegram contacts, it enables the users to send and download photos, has support for group chat, inserting emoticons, delete and forward messages and a nice and intuitive interface. For now, it does not have support for sending and receiving audio files.

how to install Sigram 0.5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Fedora 20 and Arch Linux

In this article I will show you how to install Sigram 0.5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Fedora 20 and Arch Linux systems.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Sigram 0.5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget dl.labs.sialan.org/sigram_0.5.5.2-1-i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi sigram_0.5.5.2-1-i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget dl.labs.sialan.org/sigram_0.5.5.2-1-amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi sigram_0.5.5.2-1-amd64.deb

Optional, to remove sigram, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove sigram

How to install Sigram 0.5.5 on Fedora 20 systems:

Instructions for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

$ wget blog.startx.de/sigram/sigram-0.5.5.2-2.fc20.src.rpm
$ sudu yum localinstall sigram-0.5.5.2-2.fc20.src.rpm

Optional, to remove sigram, do:

$ sudo yum remove sigram

How to install Sigram 0.5.5 on Arch Linux systems:

Instructions for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

$ sudo pacman -Sy yaourt
$ sudo yaourt -S sigram-git

Optional, to remove sigram, do:

$ sudo yaourt -Rsn sigram

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