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Signal messenger standalone version [SOLVED]

Post by 52ROSt » Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:46 am

LM 17.3, 64 bit, KDE

Signal private messenger, the one recommended by E. Snowden, announced a standalone
version also for "Linux distributions supporting APT, like Ubuntu and Debian".
https://signal.org/blog/standalone-signal-desktop/

It can be downloaded from https://signal.org/download/

As it is not yet in the LM SW repository, I wonder if it can be installed without destroying my LM installation.

I appreciate your comments!
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Re: Signal messenger standalone version

Post by Moem » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:08 am

I'm running it, and don't seem to have any problems.
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Re: Signal messenger standalone version

Post by 52ROSt » Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:55 am

@ Moem
Thanks for your information.
After reading it, I installed it by following the "migration to standalone". No problem during installation and migration.

Signal standalone version works perfectly fine.

Now I hope they enable video and audio communication in the standalone version! Will a nice replacement for Skype.

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Re: Signal messenger standalone version [SOLVED]

Post by Bolle1961 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:15 am

If you want a replacement for skype I suggest Linphone
https://linphone.org
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Re: Signal messenger standalone version [SOLVED]

Post by 52ROSt » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:25 am

@Bolle1961
Thanks for this hint! I will have a look!

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Re: Signal messenger standalone version [SOLVED]

Post by Petermint » Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:24 am

Signal is a replacement for Whatsapp now that Whatsapp is owned by Facebook. I am about to install Signal instead of Whatsapp and as a replacement for Skype when I can talk people away from the dark side.

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Re: Signal messenger standalone version

Post by Faust » Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:40 am

Moem wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:08 am
I'm running it, and don't seem to have any problems.
Last time I looked at it , the stand-alone version offered to sync a laptop ( for example ) to a mobile device
but I couldn't see a way to use it from laptop to another user's laptop .

Is that still the case ?

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Re: Signal messenger standalone version

Post by Moem » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:40 am

Faust wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:40 am
Last time I looked at it , the stand-alone version offered to sync a laptop ( for example ) to a mobile device
but I couldn't see a way to use it from laptop to another user's laptop .

Is that still the case ?
I do believe that is still the case.
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