Riky Lutfi Hamzah

@rilutham

Convey to the people even if it were a single sentence. (Sahih al-Bukhari 3461)

LinkedIn Github Twitter Goodreads Last.fm

I can’t says anything more about Telegram, it was absolutely amazing. It is a secure, fast, private, and powerful messenger 1. Moreover, it can be accessed from multiple devices (Mobile, Desktop, and Web), the thing that makes me adore it. I decided to install it on my Fedora 20 machine and only requires a few simple steps.

This instruction works well on all GNU/Linux distributions.

  • Download Telegram for Linux here (32 bit or 64 bit depends on your machine).
  • Extract file to /opt directory.
$ sudo tar xvf tsetup.0.6.4.tar.xz -C /opt
Telegram/
Telegram/Updater
Telegram/Telegram

Create executable file

$ sudo ln -s /opt/Telegram/Telegram /usr/bin/telegram

Now, you can execute telegram on your favorite shell/ terminal.

Create menu shortcut

  • Download Telegram icon.
$ sudo wget https://telegram.org/img/t_logo.png -O /opt/Telegram/icon.png
  • Add the following script to /usr/share/applications/telegram.desktop file.
$ sudo nano /usr/share/applications/telegram.desktop

[Desktop Entry]
Version=0.6.4
Name=Telegram
GenericName=Telegram
Comment=Private and Secure Messenger
Exec=telegram
Icon=/opt/Telegram/icon.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
StartupNotify=true
Categories=Network;WebBrowser;
Keywords=chat;messenger;internet;

Check Application Menu > Internet > Telegram , find your friend and start private and secure conversation.

Telegram on Fedora 20
Telegram on Fedora 20.

Your turn to share:


comments powered by Disqus