Discord

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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 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