How to install Riot Matrix Client on Ubuntu 18.04

Today we are looking at how to install Riot which is a cross-platform client for Matrix, which just had their 1.0 release.

Matrix is a cross-platform, encrypted chat and voice application with no central server, so you communicate directly with the people you like, with the knowledge that everything is secure and safe.  Enjoy!

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt install -y lsb-release wget apt-transport-https
2) sudo wget -O /usr/share/keyrings/riot-im-archive-keyring.gpg
3) echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/riot-im-archive-keyring.gpg] $(lsb_release -cs) main" |
sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/riot-im.list
4) sudo apt update
5) sudo apt install riot-web

About Riot:

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