How to Install Telegram Messaging App on PCLinuxOS Linux Easy Guide

May 9, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Telegram Chat Quick Start for PCLinuxOS

Hello PCLinuxOS User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Twitter Telegram Messaging App on PCLinuxOS GNU/Linux Desktop.

First, the Telegram is a Messaging App with a Focus on Speed and Security, it’s superfast, simple and free.

Furthermore, you can use Telegram on all your Devices at the same time — your Messages Sync Seamlessly across any of your Phones, Tablets or Computers.

Then with Telegram, you can Send Messages, Photos, Videos and Files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc), as well as create Groups for up to 200 people.

Again the Telegram’s goal is to allow Everyone to Get Back their Right to Privacy. It is a Global Non-Commercial Project with Contributors from All over the World.

Finally, unlike WhatsApp, Telegram is Cloud-based and Heavily Encrypted. As a Result, you can Access your Messages from Several Devices at once, including Tablets and Computers, and share an unlimited number of Photos, Videos and Files of up to 1,5 GB.

Getting-Started with Telegram Messaging on PCLinuxOS - Featured

What can you do with Telegram?.

  • Connect: from most remote locations.
  • Coordinate: groups of up to 200 members.
  • Synchronize your chats across all your devices.
  • Send: documents of any type.
  • Encrypt: personal and business secrets.
  • Destruct: your messages with a timer.
  • Store: your media in the cloud.
  • Build: your own tools on our API.
  • Enjoy: feedback from your customers
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Telegram Messaging App Quick Start on PCLinuxOS - Kde Open Terminal

  2. Download Telegram Messenger App for Linux

    Telegram App 32/64-bit .tar.xz Linux
  3. Double-Click on Telegram Archive and Extract into /tmp.

    Telegram Messaging App Quick Start on PCLinuxOS - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvf tsetup*.tar.xz -C /tmp/
  4. Installing Telegram App
    (In case you do not have Administrator Privileges install it into Home…)

    sudo  mv /tmp/Telegram* /opt/

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    sudo ln -s /opt/Telegram/Telegram /usr/local/bin/Telegram

    For this System-Wide Setup then Set Ownership with:

    sudo chown -R root:root /opt/Telegram
  5. Launching Telegram App
    From Terminal:


    How to Create a Telegram Desktop Menu App Launcher

    Making App Launcher Guide

    Telegram Messaging App Quick Start on PCLinuxOS - Welcome UI

Telegram Messaging App Quick Start on PCLinuxOS - Connected UI

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