Telegram Desktop 0.8.7 stable released

Telegram Desktop 0.8.7 recently released, is an open-source and cross platform Telegram client for Linux. “Telegram” is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security, it’s superfast, simple and free. You can use Telegram on all your devices at the same time — your messages sync seamlessly across any of your phones, tablets or computers.


With Telegram, you can send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip,mp3, etc) to people who are in your phone contacts and have Telegram. You can also create groups for up to 200 people or send broadcasts to up to 100 contacts.

Telegram Desktop changelog since 0.8.6

  • New photo viewer design
  • Switch between files in the photo viewer
  • Grouped notifications when several messages are forwarded
  • New default chat background image (you can change it in Settings)
  • Forwarded files, videos, audios and contacts original sender name is displayed
  • Grouped notifications when several messages are forwarded
  • Old default chat background image placed first in background Gallery

Install Telegram Desktop 0.8.7 on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/telegram

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install telegram
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