In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Jami on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Jami is an end-to-end encrypted secure, and distributed chat communication platform also supports audio and video calling, which makes it the competitor or alternative of Skype. It is a cross-platform application, therefore all the operating systems such as Linux, Mac, and Windows support it.
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 Jami (Ring) 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.
- 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).
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 Jami 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
Step 2. Installing Jami (Ring) on Ubuntu 22.04.
- Install Jami (Ring) on Ubuntu from the deb package.
By default, Jami is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest stable version of the Jami package to your Ubuntu system:
After the downloaded file, now we install Jami (Ring) by executing the command below:
sudo apt install ./jami-all_amd64.deb
- Install Jami (Ring) from Snap Store.
If Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:
sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install core
To install Jami (Ring), simply use the following command:
sudo snap install jami
Step 3. Accessing Jami 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 -> Jami or type the following command in the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Jami. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Jami open source communication platform on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Jami website.