How to install Telegram on Linux Mint 21 vanessa or any other Ubuntu-based Linux distribution using the terminal emulator


Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging app and communication platform. It was created by Pavel and Nikolai Durov and was first launched in 2013.

Telegram is known for its focus on privacy, security, and speed.

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Check your OS

lsb_release -a
uname -a


Update system's package repository

sudo apt update

Install Telegram

sudo apt install telegram-desktop -y


Check installation

Through the executable file's path

In your terminal emulator:

which telegram-desktop


elitebughunter@elitebughunter-linux-mint:~$ which telegram-desktop 

Through its version

telegram-desktop -v

Through its post-installation run




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