How to install Telegram on Deepin OS 20.7 or any other Debian-based Linux distribution?

Revisited and updated on November 04th, 2023.


Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging app that allows users to send text messages, voice messages, multimedia files, and make voice and video calls over the internet.

It was developed by Pavel Durov and his team and was first launched in 2013.

Telegram is available as a mobile app for smartphones and tablets, as well as a desktop application for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Update the system's package repository

sudo apt update

Install Telegram

sudo apt install telegram-desktop -y


Check installation

In your terminal emulator:



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