Command-line interface for Telegram. Uses the readline interface.
Telegram-cli is a command-line interface for Telegram, using the Telegram
API and libopenssl for encryption. Type help to list all commands, the app
comes with exhaustive tab-completion.
Source code available at https://github.com/vysheng/tg
Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install telegram-cli
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.
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.
To install telegram-cli, simply use the following command: