How to install Riot
on Linux Mint

Riot snap

Riot

Alan Pope 🐧 (popey)
  • Alan Pope 🐧 (popey)

Communicate the way you want with Riot

Liberate your communication Communicate the way you want with Riot - a universal secure chat app entirely under your control.

Riot supports video calling, but the camera interface is disabled by default. If you wish to enable the camera in the Riot snap, after installation issue the following command in a terminal:

snap connect riot-web:camera

This snap is an unofficial package built with ❤️ from the upstream source code at https://github.com/vector-im/riot-web/

Details for Riot

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
11 July 2019

Install instructions for snaps on Linux Mint

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

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install Riot

To install Riot, simply use the following command:

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