In this tutorial we are going to look at how to install a third-party Facebook Messenger Linux client on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The app in question is called Messenger for Desktop, available for Linux, OS X and Windows. Install Facebook Messenger Linux Client on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Just go to Messenger for Desktop website and download the deb package of your OS architecture which can be checked with a simple arch command. Some users report that they have encountered SSL error when opening the app. To solve this problem, you can download the latest beta release of Messenger for Desktop on Github.
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In the last years, if we talked about FaceBook Messenger, we will point to the mobile application on the cell phone. Based on my "Linux is the best" creed, I want to record a article about how to install FaceBook Messenger Desktop Application.
Enter you account and password, you can login the chat window.
For instance, right now the only way the application notifies you of new messages is, just like the Facebook website itself, through a sound and only when you're online so if you turn the chat off, you won't get new message notifications, but chat window flasing is on the todo list. To make it easier to install Facebook Messenger in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04, I've uploaded the application to the main WebUpd8 PPA.
users can install FBMessenger via AUR If you encounter bugs, report them @ GitHub.
Join video meetings from your mobile phone or tablet and connect with participants across a wide range of video systems, such as conference room endpoints, Microsoft Skype for Business, web browsers, and other phones.
It also shows notifications alerts outside the messenger only when you turn on the chat within messenger.Desktop Facebook app was created for the Ubuntu App Developer showdown contest in 2012. This application designed for Ubuntu Linux, it is written in PyGTK, designed with Glade and create with quickly that displays the Facebook website. It provides different buttons on the left side for easy access to various Facebook features.
How to install them? npm install -g messer. If you don’t already have npm, you can do so by running sudo apt install npm .
Messer github page: https://github.com/mjkaufer/Messer.