Telegram is a new messaging app with a focus on security and speed. It is very similar to WhatsApp, but as it is not own by a Facebook like company, your private data are fully encripted and should be secured.
It provides clients on many platforms : Android, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, ...
Unlike WhatsApp, you can install more than one client synchronised with your Telegram account.
Another very interesting functionnality of desktop Telegram client is to allow to transfer files with a simple drag-and-drop. You can then transfer to any friend some :
- uncompressed photos
- uncompressed videos
- mp3 files
- APK packages
Latest versions of Telegram integrate very well with Linux desktop. It handles desktop launcher and desktop notifications !
So, this short article explains how to easily install Telgram client on any ubuntu desktop with auto-update feature enable.
Client will be fully integrated with your desktop providing launcher and notifications.
It has been tested on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS and . But I should work on any other distro.