How To Install Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Franz is a free messaging app that allows users to access various social media accounts. Franz centralizes all of the popular services like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Line. You can choose to connect with whatever services right from your computer and use them.

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 Franz 5 on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • 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).
  • A 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 Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2

Step 2. Installing Franz Messaging App on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, the Franz Messaging is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of Franz Messaging from the official page to your Ubuntu system:

Install Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

wget https://github.com/meetfranz/franz/releases/download/v5.9.2/franz_5.9.2_amd64.deb

After downloading the file installer, now install the latest version of Franz Messaging using the below command:

sudo dpkg -i franz_5.9.2_amd64.deb

Step 3. Accessing Franz Messaging App on Ubuntu 22.04.

Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Franz or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:

franz

Install Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Franz. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Franz Messaging on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Franz website.

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