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[[ja:Discord]]
Discord is a proprietary all-in-one voice and text chat application, cross-platform chat application, especially tailored for gamers. Based on the [https://electronjs.org/ Electron] platform.
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Discord is a proprietary all-in-one voice and text chat application, cross-platform chat application, especially tailored for Gamers, however many open source communities have [https://discordapp.com/open-source official servers through Discord] as well. Discord can be used through the browser, however there is also a desktop application as well. The desktop application uses [https://github.com/electron/electron Electron].
 
 
Before installing, one should be aware of the [https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/discord.html privacy implications].
 
  
 
== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
You can use one of following methods in order to use Discord in Arch:
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You can use one of following packages in order to install the desktop application for Discord:
  
 
=== Graphical clients ===
 
=== Graphical clients ===
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The [https://discordapp.com/ official app]:
 
The [https://discordapp.com/ official app]:
  
* {{AUR|discord}}
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* Stable: {{Pkg|discord}}
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* Testing: {{AUR|discord-ptb}}
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* Nightly: {{AUR|discord-canary}}
  
 
Third-party clients:
 
Third-party clients:
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* By using {{AUR|purple-discord-git}}, you can use Discord on graphical or terminal messenger softwares based on {{Pkg|libpurple}} such as [[Pidgin]].
 
* By using {{AUR|purple-discord-git}}, you can use Discord on graphical or terminal messenger softwares based on {{Pkg|libpurple}} such as [[Pidgin]].
 
* By using {{AUR|bitlbee-discord-git}}, you can use Discord via [[Bitlbee]].
 
* By using {{AUR|bitlbee-discord-git}}, you can use Discord via [[Bitlbee]].
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== Troubleshooting ==
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If you experience crackling sounds when in voice chat, you should try the steps outlined here: [[PulseAudio/Troubleshooting#Glitches, skips or crackling|PulseAudio/Troubleshooting]]
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If you can't share individual monitors on a multi-monitor setup, you should try {{AUR|mon2cam-git}} as a workaround to this bug: [https://trello.com/c/SJEH2Fsi/41-multiple-monitors-are-shown-as-one-in-screenshare Discord Trello]

Latest revision as of 15:21, 2 October 2019

Discord is a proprietary all-in-one voice and text chat application, cross-platform chat application, especially tailored for Gamers, however many open source communities have official servers through Discord as well. Discord can be used through the browser, however there is also a desktop application as well. The desktop application uses Electron.

Installation

You can use one of following packages in order to install the desktop application for Discord:

Graphical clients

The official app:

Third-party clients:

Command-line clients

There are more CLI-based third-party clients out there hosted on places like GitHub (such as Discline or terminal-discord), although only Cordless is currently packaged on the AUR.

Chat client plugins

Troubleshooting

If you experience crackling sounds when in voice chat, you should try the steps outlined here: PulseAudio/Troubleshooting

If you can't share individual monitors on a multi-monitor setup, you should try mon2cam-gitAUR as a workaround to this bug: Discord Trello