How to Install Telegram on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
A freeware, cloud-based instant messaging application, Telegram is cross-platform and free for everyone. In addition to video calls that are end-to-end encrypted, the service also offers VoIP, file sharing, and several other features. With its end-to-end encryption for private messages, Telegram provides you with a high level of protection, but you can’t encrypt group chats. There is no premium content or subscription fee. Multi-device support is available. The Telegram app offers extensive storage to save or download files, along with cloud storage, so files can be backed up on the cloud.
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Our example is based on an Ubuntu instance with GUI installed. Here is a link that will guide you to installing Ubuntu’s GUI if you do not already have it installed.
Now open your terminal and run the following commands to update your system.
# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y
Step 1: Download Latest Package
From the Official Website, download the latest version of Telegram.
Step 2: Install Telegram
You can now install the downloaded package by running the following command:
# cd Downloads/
Exract the file first:
# sudo tar -xvf tsetup.3.6.1.tar.xz
Step 3: Launch Telegram
Open the Telegram file in the extracted folder. You’ll be taken to the Telegram UI. Afterward, you can open it from the application menu.
We have successfully installed Telegram. Thank you for taking the time to read this.