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How To Install Discord on Linux Mint 20

Install Discord on Linux Mint 20

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Discord on Linux Mint 20. For those of you who didn’t know, Discord is a text and voice chat tool that is used to talk with different people who might be playing the same game. It’s a famous chat program for gamers. The platform enables us to create special businesses and talk about well-liked and popular video games and associated subjects with fellow online game enthusiasts. Once a user created a discord account, they are going to be requested to create the first server, which is like an individual chat room.

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 through the step-by-step installation of Discord on a Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 Linux Mint 20 Ulyana

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install apt-transport-https

Step 2. Installing Discord on Linux Mint 20.

  • Installing Discord from the official website.

Now we download Discord for Linux usingwget, which is preinstalled on Linux Mint:


Once the download is complete you can run this command to install the Discord Linux app using apt:

sudo apt install ./discord-0.0.13.deb
  • Installing Discord using Snap.

Run the following command to install Snap packages:

sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref
sudo apt install snapd

To install Discord, simply use the following command:

sudo apt update
sudo snap install discord

Step 3. Accessing Discord on Linux Mint.

You now have access to the Discord app. Open up your software launcher and type Discord into the search. Click the icon to launch the app when it appears or to start the application from the terminal using the following command:


Congratulations! You have successfully installed Discord. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Discord text and voice chat tool on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Discord website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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