How to install Rocket.Chat Server
on Arch Linux

Rocket.Chat Server snap

Rocket.Chat Server

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Group chat server for 100s, installed in seconds.

Slack-like online chat server for your office, group or family. Up and running in seconds. Supports file sharing, video conference, geolocation, and much more. Web and mobile client. MIT licensed Open Source project. List of features at https://rocket.chat/ , MIT licensed source code at https://github.com/RocketChat/Rocket.Chat , 24 x 7 community support and community server at https://open.rocket.chat/

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License
MIT
Last updated
11 October 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install Rocket.Chat Server

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:

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 Rocket.Chat Server

To install Rocket.Chat Server, simply use the following command:

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