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Slack Ubuntu- How To Install Slack on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & 19.04

How To Install Slack on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & 19.04, Linux Mint & other Ubuntu-based Distros

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Install Slack Ubuntu 19.04/18.04.2 LTS- Using Terminal:

Note: Snappy is pre-installed on Ubuntu 16.04 and Higher Versions and however, it can be installed using sudo apt install snapd

Follow the below steps in order to install the Slack Ubuntu via terminal. Launch the terminal using shortcut key CTRL+ALT+T and type the following command in the terminal.

$sudo snap install slack --classic
The command for installing Slack
The command for installing Slack

The terminal will ask you for a password, provide your user account password to proceed with the installation process of Slack Ubuntu.

Install Slack Ubuntu using Ubuntu Software-GUI:

  1. Go to All Applications (Show Applications on Disco Dingo).
  2. Locate Ubuntu Software and open it.
  3. Click on the Search symbol of Ubuntu Software. A Search box will appear.
    Search symbol
    Search symbol
  4. Search for Slack Ubuntu. Once you find the app, click on that.
    Search Slack in Ubuntu software
    Search Slack in Ubuntu software
  5. Choose Install and kindly wait for the installation to complete.
    Install
    Install
  6. Once done, you can Launch the Slack Ubuntu Application.

Launching Slack Ubuntu:

Using the below two methods the Slack Ubuntu can be launched.

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  • Launch via terminal
  • Launch via all apps menu

Launch the terminal using shortcut key CTRL+ALT+T and type the following command in the terminal.

slack
Launching Slack using the Terminal
Launching Slack using the Terminal

Launching Slack Ubuntu via the All apps menu:

Click on the all apps menu icon in your Ubuntu desktop. Type the keyword “Slack” so that it will be displayed below. Go ahead and choose the Discord icon so that it will be launched automatically.

Slack Sign up:

A first time user needs to create a Slack workspace and continue to enjoy the services.

Slack Signup
Slack Signup

 

Slack
Slack

Remove Slack from Linux Ubuntu – Using Terminal

Follow the below steps in order to remove the Slack Ubuntu via terminal. Launch the terminal using shortcut key CTRL+ALT+T and type the following command in the terminal.

$sudo snap remove slack
Slack got removed
Slack got removed

The terminal will ask you for a password, provide your user account password to proceed with the removal of Slack.

Remove Slack using Ubuntu software-GUI

Open Ubuntu Software and search for Slack in the search box. Click on the remove tab in order to remove the Slack GUI.

Remove Slack using GUI
Remove Slack using GUI

Features of Slack:

  • Sync Slack status with the calendar.
  • Create and assign tasks to the team.
  • Receive event reminder and notifications.
  • Customizable emojis and agenda.
  • Cross function collaboration.
  • Live chat facility.

App Details:

Basic App Details & Requirements

License Free
App Version 4.0.1
App Size 156.8 MB
OS Requirement Ubuntu 16.04 & Later Versions

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