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ScudCloud Client – Linux Client App for Slack

ScudCloud Client is a Linux based desktop client collaboration app for Slack and its non official open source. Slack as we know is a simple messenging app that allows teams to collaborate in one place to get work done faster.

The app improves the Slack integration with Linux, Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Mint, Arch, Fedora desktops.

Key Features

  • provides multiple teams support
  • a native system notifications
  • count of unread direct mentions at launcher/sytray icon
  • integrated with an alert/wobbling system on new messages
  • channels quicklist (Unity only)
  • comes with optional tray notifications and “Close to Tray”
  • you can follow your desktop activity and will stay online while you’re logged in (if correct packages are installed)

ScudCloud Client Slack

How to install ScudCloud Client – Linux Client app for Slack on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:rael-gc/scudcloud

echo ttf-mscorefonts-installer msttcorefonts/accepted-mscorefonts-eula select true | sudo debconf-set-selections

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install scudcloud

Install ScudCloud – Linux Client app for Slack on Ubuntu 12.04

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:immerrr-k/qtwebkit4-backport

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

How to install ScudCloud – Linux Client app for Slack on Debian

sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:rael-gc/scudcloud

sudo sed -i 's/jessie/trusty/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rael-gc-scudcloud-jessie.list

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install scudcloud

Remove Scudcloud

If you decide you want to remove or uninstall the app, either use the package manager or simply run the following commands from terminal

sudo apt remove scudcloud && sudo apt autoremove

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