How to install Wire Desktop on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Wire Desktop on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 89,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https
2) wget -q https://wire-app.wire.com/linux/releases.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -
3) echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://wire-app.wire.com/linux/debian stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wire-desktop.list
4) sudo apt update
5) sudo apt install wire-desktop


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All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support

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