How to Add Signal Messenger Repository for Debian Based Systems

March 30, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Signal App Debian Repository Add

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Add Signal Messenger Repository in Debian GNU/Linux Based OSes.

And Signal App for Debian is a Cross-Platform Encrypted Messaging Service. Signal Messages can include Files, Voice Notes, Images and Videos.

Furthermore, Signal Mobile Apps can also make one-to-one Voice and Video Calls, and the Android version can optionally function as an SMS App.

So this Setup is Valid for All the Debian Based Platforms like:

  • Kali Linux
  • Deepin Linux
  • MX Linux
  • antiX Linux
  • Parrot Linux
  • SparkyLinux
  • MakuluLinux
  • Elive Linux
  • LMDE Linux
  • CrunchBang Linux
  • Parsix Linux
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  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Add Signal App Repository for Debian Based Systems - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Adding Signal Key

    Then to Add Signal App GPG Key for Debian
    Execute:

    curl -s https://updates.signal.org/desktop/apt/keys.asc | sudo apt-key add -

  3. 3. Adding Signal App Repo

    Then to Add Signal Messenger Repository for Debian
    Do:

    echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://updates.signal.org/desktop/apt xenial main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/signal-xenial.list

  4. 4. Refreshing Debian Sources

    Next Refresh Debian Apt Repo Sources
    With:

    sudo apt update

  5. 5. Installing Signal App on Debian

    Finally, to Install Signal App for Debian:

    Signal App Debian Installation Guide

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