Telegram Desktop (Non-Official)

PPA description

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| --- Telegram Desktop for Debian/Ubuntu --- |
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Non-official Debian/Ubuntu PPA to get the latest version of Telegram Desktop Client.

The purpose of this PPA is to offer an easy installation method using a Debian container instead of a obscure executable. Enable additional feature such as open its scheme urls (tg://), shortcut and recognizable icon for the application menu, etc.

Based on official release files at https://desktop.telegram.org

https://github.com/BeardOverflow/telegram-desktop-deb

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| ---- How To Install In Ubuntu ---- |
| (Tested on all available flavours) |
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1. Install add-apt-repository command.
sudo apt install software-properties-common python3-software-properties

2. Add this ppa.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:beardoverflow/telegram-desktop

3. Update your sources.
sudo apt update

4. Install the package.
sudo apt install telegram-desktop

5. Open Telegram Desktop from your application menu.
Start -> Internet -> Telegram Desktop

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| -- How To Install In Debian -- |
| (Tested on Stretch and Buster) |
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1. Add this repository. (don't worry for the word 'xenial').
cat << EOF | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ppa-beardoverflow-telegram-desktop.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/beardoverflow/telegram-desktop/ubuntu xenial main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/beardoverflow/telegram-desktop/ubuntu xenial main
EOF

2. Add the follow pubkey
sudo apt install dirmngr
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 1D7C33976F8992C5

3. Update your sources.
sudo apt update

4. Install the package.
sudo apt install telegram-desktop

5. Open Telegram Desktop from your application menu.
Start -> Internet -> Telegram Desktop

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| -- Legal Warning -- |
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1. The original software is distributed without any modification on the binaries, libraries and resources.

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:beardoverflow/telegram-desktop to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:beardoverflow/telegram-desktop
sudo apt-get update
        
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

Display sources.list entries for:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/beardoverflow/telegram-desktop/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/beardoverflow/telegram-desktop/ubuntu YOUR_UBUNTU_VERSION_HERE main 
Signing key:
4096R/439C9502AFFC832A75A6A72B1D7C33976F8992C5 (What is this?)
Fingerprint:
439C9502AFFC832A75A6A72B1D7C33976F8992C5

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Beard.

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telegram-desktop 1.4.5~b1-1~xenial Beard (2018-11-18)
telegram-desktop 1.4.5~b1-1~cosmic Beard (2018-11-18)
telegram-desktop 1.4.5~b1-1~bionic Beard (2018-11-18)
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