How To Install Jitsi 2.5 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Debian, Crunchbang And Other Ubuntu And Debian Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Jitsi is an open-source, cross-platform instant messenger app written in Java. Since it has support for the most popular protocols, like: SIP, Jabber/XMPP (including Facebook and Google Talk), AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo! Messenger, it is a good alternative to Pidgin, or any other IM program you may use.

The latest version available is Jitsi 2.5, which has been recently released.

 how to install Jitsi 2.5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Debian, Crunchbang, Kwheezy

In this article I will show you how to install Jitsi 2.5 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Debian, Crunchbang, Kwheezy and other Ubuntu and Debian derivative systems.

Installing Jitsi 2.5 on Ubuntu, Debian and derivatives is easy. All you have to do is download the jitsi package from the project’s site and install it via the command-line.

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

How to install Jitsi 2.5 on 32 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Debian, Crunchbang, Kwheezy and other Ubuntu and Debian systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget download.jitsi.org/deb/binary/jitsi_2.5-latest_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi jitsi_2.5-latest_i386.deb

Optional, to remove jitsi, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove jitsi

How to install Jitsi 2.5 on 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Debian, Crunchbang, Kwheezy and other Ubuntu and Debian systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget download.jitsi.org/deb/binary/jitsi_2.5-latest_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi jitsi_2.5-latest_amd64.deb

Optional, to remove jitsi, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove jitsi

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