How To Install Sigram 0.5.5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Debian, Crunchbang And Fedora

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, there is another open-source Telegram client for Linux systems, written in C++, C, Qt and QML, called Sigram. 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, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Crunchbang and Fedora 20.

In this article I will show you how to install Sigram 0.5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, Crunchbang and Fedora 20.

Because it is not available via any repository or PPA, we have to download the sigram deb/rpm package and install it by hand. 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, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Debian and Crunchbang 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:

$ 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

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