How to install Discord on Ubuntu (Linux)

Lets start with getting information about Discord application .

Discord is an application for text, image, video and audio communication, which was developed for video gaming communities. Discord runs on various Linux Distributions of your choice and, in particular, on Ubuntu 20.04 . The objective of this guide is to install Discord the gamer’s chat platform on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux .

1 . How to install Discord

2. How to launch Discord

Install Discord on Ubuntu step by step instructions :

The easiest way to install Discord is snap .

The snap command lets you install, configure, refresh and remove snaps.
Snaps are packages that work across many different Linux distributions,
enabling secure delivery and operation of the latest apps and utilities. The more information about snap will be get by hitting command man snap on Ubuntu terminal .

$ sudo snap install discord
discord 0.0.9 from Snapcrafters installed

This will install discord directly .

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install gdebi-core wget
$ wget -O ~/discord.deb "https://discordapp.com/api/download?platform=linux&format=deb"
$ sudo gdebi ~/discord.deb 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading state information... Done
Requires the installation of the following packages: gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2-common libappindicator1 libc++1 libc++1-9 libc++abi1-9 libdbusmenu-gtk4 libgail-common libgail18 libgconf-2-4 libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin libgtk2.0-common

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