How to install Signal Messaging App on Ubuntu. Signal Messaging App for Linux Ubuntu can be used to share text, voice messages, photos, videos, GIFs and files for free. Signal uses your phone’s data connection so you can avoid SMS and MMS fees.
Users can also Make crystal-clear voice and video calls to their loved ones. Most important, there are no ads, no affiliate marketers, and no creepy tracking in Signal.
Install Signal Messaging App on Ubuntu
Users can install Signal Messaging App on Ubuntu via terminal or directly download them on Linux Ubuntu systems.
NOTE: To use the Signal desktop app, Signal must first be installed on your phone.
Run the following commands to install Signal Messaging App on Ubuntu Linux:
wget -O- https://updates.signal.org/desktop/apt/keys.asc | gpg --dearmor > signal-desktop-keyring.gpg
cat signal-desktop-keyring.gpg | sudo tee -a /usr/share/keyrings/signal-desktop-keyring.gpg > /dev/null
echo 'deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/signal-desktop-keyring.gpg] https://updates.signal.org/desktop/apt xenial main' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/signal-xenial.list
sudo apt update
sudo apt install signal-desktop
Once installed, open the Signal app and login using your credentials.