Discord is becoming very popular in the gaming world because of its versatility and the possibility of having voice and video chats, screen share, ability to create servers, and also have a large community of people all around the world.
It is a free chat app for gamers, can run on Microsoft Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, Linux and a web browser, which supports fundamental text chat features.
Excited by features, now you also want to install it but you have Linux distribution. Don’t worry guide to install the app to chat for Gamers Discord on Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and derivatives.
How to install Discord on Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and derivatives
To install Discord on Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and derivatives, you must do the following:
- Open a terminal (use the CTRL + ALT + T keys).
- Use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page , download the latest version and save it with the name discord.deb:
wget "https://discordapp.com/api/download?platform=linux&format=deb" -O discord.deb
- Step 3. Now install the program with the command:
sudo dpkg -i discord.deb
- Step 4. Install the program’s dependencies with the command:
sudo apt-get install -f
Ready! Now, when you want to start the program, type
discordin Dash (or in a terminal, followed by the TAB key).
Uninstalling Discord on Ubuntu and Derivatives
To uninstall Discord on Ubuntu and its derivatives, do the following:
- Open terminal.
- Uninstall the program, using the commands below;
sudo apt-get remove discord --auto-remove
I hope with this guide you are able to Install Discord on Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and other Linux distributions. If facing any problem let us know in comments, we will try to help you to fix it.