Telegram is a popular Instant messenger application to chat with all your friends from all over the world !. Telegram is available on many other platforms, including Linux, Android, Windows, Windows Phone, iOS and Mac OS X. The very best about Telegram is free forever, no ads, and no any subscription fees, the last thing that very good about this messenger is because its open source.Here is the features for Telegram Instant Messenger :
- Every messages that you sent through Telegram is private that means every messages is highly encrypted and every messages can self-destruct.
- Telegram is a Cloud-Based messenger, Why ? Because it lets you access all your messages from multiple devices and platform. So if you want to continue your chat to other device without losing any chat history, Telegram messenger is the answer.
- Telegram is fast, every messages delivers faster that any other application.
- Telegram is a distributed messenger because the server is spread worldwide to maintain speed and security.
- Telegram is an open source messenger, it has an open API and protocol that free for everyone.
- Its free Forever, Telegram doesn’t have any ads and subscription fees.
- Telegram is secure, it keeps your messages safe from hacker attacks.
- No size limits of your chats and media, that makes Telegram a Powerful messenger and you can send any type of documents.
- You can have groups up to 200 members
Well, that the features of Telegram messenger, now how to install it ? Here it is.
Install Telegram Messenger via PPA
Now, we must say thanks to someone that created a PPA for Telegram Desktop, with this PPA we can easily install it under your Ubuntu Distribution or any distro that based from Ubuntu. To install run the following commands :
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/telegram $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install telegram
After installation find Telegram on you Unity dash or applications menu.
Uninstall Telegram Messenger
There could be plenty of reasons why you uninstall Telegram Messenger, maybe because the messenger isn’t as your expectations ? or you found another messenger that has cool features than this Telegram ?
To uninstall run these commands :
$ sudo apt-get remove telegram
That’s all for my quick post on Telegram : free popular Instant messenger for Linux, if you have any suggestion or you have messenger better than this Telegram, please let me know by leaving a comment below ! Thank you.