Slack is a cloud-based collaboration platform and messaging app designed for teams and workplaces.
It was created as a tool to improve communication and collaboration among team members, both within organizations and for remote or distributed teams.
Slack offers a wide range of features that help teams streamline their work and communication.
Update the repository info
In your browser, go to the following link:
sudo apt update
Visit the download page
Download the .deb file
sudo dpkg -i Downloads/slack-desktop-4.33.90-amd64.deb
dpkg command is a Debian Package Manager, a command-line tool used for working with Debian packages.
Debian packages are a common format for distributing software on Debian-based Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
-i flag specifies that you want to install a package.
So, when you run this command, it installs the Slack desktop application on your Linux system by processing the specified Debian package.
Check slack's installation
Through its executable file location
Through its version
Through its post-installation run
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