How to install Rocket.Chat Server
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Rocket.Chat Server

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
21 October 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise 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

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

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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