In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Discord on Linux Mint 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Discord is a free all-in-one messaging, voice, and video client that’s available on your computer and phone. This platform is used to create communities and teams and enables smooth interaction between them. This app was originally developed for gamers to chat meanwhile playing games.
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 a Discord on Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
- 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 Linux Mint 21 Vanessa
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 software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2
Step 2. Installing Discord on Linux Mint 21.
By default, Discord is not available on the Linux Mint 21 base repository. Now download the latest stable version of Discord from the official page to your system using the following command below:
After the download is complete you can run this command to install the Discord Linux app using
sudo apt install ./discord-0.0.19.deb
Step 3. Accessing Discord on Linux Mint 21.
Once we finish with the installation, we will find the Discord app in the Mint menu, in the Internet section or you can launch it through the terminal with the help of the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed discord. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Discord on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Discord website.