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Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging service. Telegram clients exist for both mobile (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Ubuntu Touch) and desktop systems (Windows, OS X, Linux). Users can send messages and exchange photos, videos, stickers and files of any type. Telegram also provides optional end-to-end-encrypted messaging, which has been criticized by security experts because of its custom nature.


You can use following methods for using telegram in Arch:

Using available messaging software and adding capability of connecting to telegram to them

Kinds of GUI and desktop applications for Telegram

Telegram existing applications to use graphical environment are divided into two categories:

  1. The official app Telegram.
  2. Non-formal programs that are provided by others.

To install applications provided by Telegram, one can be use the following packages:

Unofficial other programs are as follows:

  • Package cutegram exist in the Arch official repositories and many other Linux distributions and BSD. This package has been created by Iranian programmers aseman. The package is based on Qt and has different capabilities from pure Telegram. It is recommended that for utilizing the latest features of Telegram, the official Telegram package to be used.

Telegram specific applications in the command line environment and cli

  • Program telegram-cliAUR to connect and use a command-line interface provides Telegram. For more information about the program to the program on Github visit.
  • Application nctelegramAUR is a command-line interface based on Ncurses provides for telegrams. It plans to run telegram-cliAUR needs. For more information about the program to the program on Github visit.

Using the Web-based version Telegram

  • To use the web version of your favorite internet browser page telegram can webogram open and use after you have confirmed your account of the telegram.
  • Application franzAUR is a web-based application that can be used for web-based interface various instant messenger software such as Telegram , WhatsApp , Facebook , and more.
  • Using the plug- telegram-desktop browser to Firefox provide the possibility of using the web version telegram.

Tips and tricks

SigLevel = Never
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Some other related packages by telegram can also be found in this repository.