How to install Mattermost Desktop
on Arch Linux

Mattermost Desktop

Mattermost Desktop

Snapcrafters

Open source, private cloud Slack-alternative

Mattermost is secure workplace messaging from behind your firewall.

  • Discuss topics in private groups, one-to-one or team-wide
  • Easily share and view image files
  • Connect in-house systems with webhooks and Slack-compatible integrations

To use this app, you need a URL for a Mattermost server.

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Host your own server: https://about.mattermost.com/download Terms of Service: http://about.mattermost.com/terms/ Contribute to the project: https://github.com/mattermost/desktop

This snap is maintained by the Snapcrafters community, and is not necessarily endorsed or officially maintained by the upstream developers.

Details for Mattermost Desktop

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
24 October 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install Mattermost Desktop

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Mattermost Desktop

To install Mattermost Desktop, simply use the following command:

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