In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Discord on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Discord is a platform that allows you to create chat servers where users who are fans of a particular topic can get together to talk in a kind of community. Discord is available on Windows, macOS, and Linux Distros and portable platforms such as Android and iOS and even directly in the browser.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Discord on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 9.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Discord on AlmaLinux 9
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"
Step 2. Installing Discord on AlmaLinux 9.
By default, Discord is not available on the AlmaLinux 9 base repository. Now we download the latest version of installer Discord from the official page using
Next, extract the downloaded file:
sudo mkdir /usr/share/discord sudo tar -xf discord-*.tar.gz -C /usr/share/discord --strip-component 1
Step 3. Create Desktop and Launcher Discord Shortcuts.
The desktop shortcut file for Discord is already present in its extracted folder, simply copy it to its rightful place. Here are the commands to do that:
cp /usr/share/discord/discord.desktop ~/Desktop/ sudo cp /usr/share/discord/discord.desktop /usr/share/applications/
Step 4. Accessing Discord on AlmaLinux 9.
Once the installation is completed, open the Discord on your system by using the application search bar. Click on the ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Discord’ in the application search box.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Discord. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Discord on your AlmaLinux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Discord website.