Install Wire Encrypted Messaging App On Linux Ubuntu

Wire encrypted messaging app for Linux Ubuntu. Install Wire encrypted messaging client on Ubuntu via PPA. Wire messaging app focuses heavy on privacy. It has no ads, no profiling or data gathering, no contact sharing required or no phone number required. Although Email sign-up available

Announcing the release [PPA for Ubuntu], the team said:

Today we’re happy to take a big step forward — Debian-based distributions (like Ubuntu or Mint) can now get Wire Desktop via APT. You can receive updates of Wire through the update mechanism of your own package management system. Updates are automatic and more secure as we sign the repositories with a PGP key.

Note that Wire for Linux is still experimental and if you already installed Wire, uninstall it first.

To install Wire on Ubuntu, run the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https
sudo apt-key adv --fetch-keys http://wire-app.wire.com/linux/releases.key
echo "deb https://wire-app.wire.com/linux/debian stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wire-desktop.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wire-desktop

Once installd the Wire messaging app can be opend from Ubuntu Dash.

Install Wire Encrypted Messaging App On Linux Ubuntu originally posted on Source Digit - Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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