In this article, we will discuss how to install Discord in Ubuntu 22.04 release. Discord offers a VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) service. It can also be used for video calls, instant messaging, file transfer etc.
Discord was first released on May 13, 2015. It is a cross-platform application.
The package isn’t available through standard Ubuntu repository. Therefore, we would have to download the relevant package file (i.e. .deb) from Discords’ official website.
Note: Following operations would require you to have superuser privileges. In case you don’t have one then, we advise you to contact your System Administrator for assistance.
Install Discord in Ubuntu 22.04
As already discussed, we have to visit the official website of Discord. Google search “Discord” and the first result in all probability is our destination. On the homepage itself, you would find – Download for Linux button. Click on it then select deb.
This will download the package file – discord-0.0.17.deb, of size around 77 MBs.
We will install the package using dpkg (Debian Package Manager). So, open a terminal and issue the following –
sudo dpkg -i discord-0.0.17.deb
At this point, it may or may not give you an error depending whether you have dependencies installed or not.
Errors were encountered while processing: discord
So, to resolve –
sudo apt install -f
And, press Y when prompted to install the dependencies.
Lastly, we can now launch Discord from our Systems’ main menu.
In conclusion, we have discussed how to install Discord in Ubuntu 22.04 release.
Additional Info –
If, for some reason, you want to uninstall Discord from your Ubuntu distribution –
sudo dpkg -r discord