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In this video tutorial we are going to install telegram on ubuntu Linux. Telegram delivers messages faster than any other application. Powerful. Telegram has no limits on the size of your media and chats.

Telegram provides end-to-end encrypted voice and video calls and optional end-to-end encrypted “secret” chats. Cloud chats and groups are encrypted between the app and the server, so that ISPs and other third-parties on the network can’t access data, but the Telegram server can. Users can send text and voice messages, animated stickers, make voice and video calls, and share an unlimited number of images, documents (2 GB per file), user locations, contacts, and audio files. In January 2021, Telegram surpassed 500 million monthly active users. It was the most downloaded app worldwide in January 2021.

Telegram features:

  1. Live location & proximity alerts
  2. Scheduled and Silent messages
  3. Custom themes
  4. Edit and replace pictures while sending
  5. Chat folders
  6. Keep Alive
  7. Unlimited personal cloud storage
  8. Locate users near you
  9. Group Voice chats
  10. Animated Emojis

How to install Telegram ?

For the installation we are going to use the snap package manager. Snap is a software packaging and deployment system developed by Canonical for operating systems that use the Linux kernel. The packages, called snaps, and the tool for using them, snapd, work across a range of Linux distributions and allow upstream software developers to distribute their applications directly to users.

# How to install Telegram on Ubuntu 21.04 Linux ?
$ sudo snap install telegram-desktop
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After the installation finishes wait a little and the app will automatically start.

How to remove Telegram ?

The uninstall is simple as the installation:

# How to uninstall Telegram on Ubuntu 21.04 Linux ?
$ sudo snap remove telegram
# Or
$ sudo snap remove telegram-desktop
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How to update Telegram ?

After the installation the Telegram repositories are added automatically and update continue with all other updates. If you need to do a update from the terminal :

# How to update Telegram ?
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt upgrade
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A quick video on How to install Telegram


In this article we installed, removed and updated Telegram from the terminal on Ubuntu 21.04 Linux with the easiest steps possible. If you know other easy ways to install Telegram please comment bellow.

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