How To Install Slack On Ubuntu 20.04 and CentOS 8

How To install and download slack for Linux and Ubuntu 20.04. you can also install slack in CentOS using the repository. Once you have downloaded slack for Linux. you can directly install it using the below methods.

Slack is one of the most collaboration platforms that brings all you for together communication in one place. This is also available for Mac, Window, Ubuntu, and Linux platforms. 

You can create a channel for your team, topics, projects, or any other purpose to share the information in your organized group. This is also the same work as Microsoft Teams but features may be more or less.

This is not open source software and you won’t find the package in the default repository of CentOS. you can video, audio call, and share the files using these applications.

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How To Install Slack On Ubuntu

We need to download the slack package from the official Website. you can just need to click on “Download .DEB (64-BIT)” then it will start the downloading. 

1. Once you have downloaded the package, we need to run the below command to install the slack on ubuntu. 

sudo dpkg -i slack-desktop-4.8.0-amd64.deb

2. When the package is installed, Search for “slack” as shown below. 

3. Open it and sign in with your credentials and start using it.

Install Slack in Centos

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Install Slack On CentOS 8:

Method 1: We can install it using the repository. you have to create a file at the below location.

vim /etc/yum.repos.d/slack.repo
[slack]
name=slack
baseurl=https://packagecloud.io/slacktechnologies/slack/fedora/21/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
gpgkey=https://packagecloud.io/gpg.key
sslverify=1
sslcacert=/etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt

Run the below commands to install it. 

yum repolist
yum install slack -y

If you face any issue related to “memory issue” while installing using the repository, you must have a minimum of 2 GB RAM available on the Linux machine. 

download slack for linux

Now it’s installed and you can open it from the command line terminal using slack

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Find it using Applications -> Internet -> slack

slack install ubuntu

Method 2: Install and download the RPM package from the official website then run the below command. 

rpm -ivh slack-4.8.0-0.1.fc21.x86_64.rpm

That’s it.

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