How To Install Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Telegram Desktop is an open-source and cross-platform Telegram client for Linux. The client has support for notifications, sending messages and media files, and inserting emoji.

While the Telegram Desktop client is still under development, it allows the users to send and receive messages from the Linux desktop, has a feature for synching across all the supported platform, so you can read your mobile notifications from both the computer and your phone, without missing anything. Also, it has file transfer support and the users can create groups for up to 200 people and send broadcast messages. Unfortunately, support for sending voice messages has not been implemented yet, the users can only listen or download received voice messages.

The latest version available is Telegram Desktop 0.8.11, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Invite links for group chats
  • Gray unread badge for muted conversations
  • Critical bug fixes for messages history loading
  • Fixes for invite links
  • Invite links for group chats
  • Gray unread badge for muted conversations

how to install Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Deepin, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Debian, Kwheezy, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and Arch Linux, Manjaro.

In this article I will show you how to install Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Deepin, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Debian, Kwheezy, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and Arch Linux, Manjaro.

How to install Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 on 32 bit Linux s ystems:

$ wget https://tdesktop.com/linux32
$ tar -xJvf tsetup32.0.8.11.tar.xz
$ sudo mv Telegram /opt/telegram
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/telegram /usr/bin/telegram

To start Telegram Destkop, open the terminal, type telegram and hit enter.

How to install Telegram Desktop 0.8.11 on 64 bit Linux s ystems:

$ wget https://tdesktop.com/linux
$ tar -xJvf tsetup32.0.8.11.tar.xz
$ sudo mv Telegram /opt/telegram
$ sudo ln -sf /opt/telegram /usr/bin/telegram

To start Telegram Destkop, open the terminal, type telegram and hit enter.

After you have installed Telegram Desktop, start the app, type in your mobile phone number, write the confirmation code you have received on your phone and you’re done.

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