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How To Install qTox Messenger in Ubuntu

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Tox is a new free, private, and secure messaging platform for chatting, file sharing, and audio & video call. In a Tox Messaging Platform, there is a Tox Network, there is a Tox Protocol, and there are many Tox client programs. qTox is one of many Tox client programs, and it is available in GNU/Linux as free software. It is also available to Ubuntu. This article introduces how to install qTox step-by-step in Ubuntu 16.10 and 16.04.

Ubuntu 16.04

sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/antonbatenev:/tox/xUbuntu_16.04/ /’ > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/qtox.list”
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qtox

 

Ubuntu 16.10

 

sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/antonbatenev:/tox/xUbuntu_16.10/ /’ > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/qtox.list”
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qtox

 

Installation Progress

Picture below shows what you should type (or copy) in the Terminal. This picture was taken from Ubuntu 16.10.

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