How To Install Discord on CentOS 9 /AlmaLinux 9/ RockyLinux 9

In this guide, we will show you how to install Discord on CentOS, AlmaLinux and RockyLinux Systems with two different methods.

Discord is a VoIP and instant messaging social platform. Users have the ability to communicate with voice calls, video calls, text messaging, media and files in private chats or as part of communities called “servers”.A server is a collection of persistent chat rooms and voice channels which can be accessed via invite links.

Discord runs on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, iPadOS, Linux, and in web browsers. As of 2021, the service has over 350 million registered users and over 150 million monthly active users.Discord is the easiest way to talk over voice, video, and text. Talk, chat, hang out, and stay close with your friends and communities.

Also read: How To Install Discord on Ubuntu systems

Install Discord on CentOS / AlmaLinux:

Follow the steps below to get started with Discord:

  • Update your AlmaLinux system packages with running the below command:
sudo dnf clean all && sudo dnf update
sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"
  • Discord package is not available on AlmaLinux base repository. So You can run the following command to install epel-release first to your AlmaLinux system as follows:
sudo dnf install epel-release -y

Install Discord on AlmaLinux- Snap method

Follow the steps below to get started with Discord:

  • Update your system packages with running the below command:
sudo dnf update -y && sudo dnf upgrade -y
  • you can install Discord with snapd manager:

Snap is a software packaging and deployment system developed by Canonical for operating systems that use the Linux kernel. The packages, called snaps, and the tool for using them, snapd, work across a range of Linux distributions and allow upstream software developers to distribute their applications directly to users. Snaps are self-contained applications running in a sandbox with mediated access to the host system.

So, 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, So install snap then install Discord via snap manager as shown below
  • Enable snapd socket by running the command below:
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
  • Start to install Discord as shown below:
sudo snap install discord 

Install Discord-Flatpak method

NOTE: Also you can install Discord with Flatpak

Flatpak, formerly known as xdg-app, is a utility for software deployment and package management for Linux. It is advertised as offering a sandbox environment in which users can run application software in isolation from the rest of the system.

  • So install the Flatpak manager with running the following command:
sudo apt install flatpak -y
  • Enable Flatpak using the following command
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
  • Install Discord using the following flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub com.discordapp.Discord -y
discord centos

Access Discord

  • You can access Discord via the command line by running the below command as follows:

  • Also you can search on the system search bar by typing Discord as follows
  • Alternatively, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below:
flatpak run com.discordapp.Discord
  • Discord will be launched as shown below

discord centos

How to Remove (Uninstall) Discord

  • Remove Discord by running the command below:
 sudo snap remove discord
  • Remove Discord with Flatpak Remove Method:
flatpak uninstall --delete-data com.discordapp.Discord
flatpak remove --unused

Also visit: How To Install Discord on Ubuntu systems

Install Discord -Conclusion

That’s it


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