Ditch Skype & TeamSpeak – Try Discord Voice & Chat App For Gamers

Discord is the only free and secure all-in-one voice and text chat app designed for gamers and it works on both your desktop and phone. Stop paying for TeamSpeak servers and hassling with Skype. Before we proceed on how to install discord on ubuntu, lets take a quick look at its features.


Discord Key Features

  • App is always completely free to use with no charge. This means you can make as many servers as you want with no slot limitations
  • Encrypted server to client communication keeps your IP address safe
  • Download the free mobile app to chat while on the go or summon your AFK friends by sending a push notification with an @mention
  • Easily share images, videos, and links from your desktop or phone. App embeds most types of media directly in the chat
  • GIFs only play when you mouse over them, so your CPU is spared
  • It has minimal impact on your CPU. Your game’s performance won’t be affected in the slightest
  • Robust permissions and multiple channels, all within an easy-to-use UI, make app perfect for both small groups or large guilds
  • It’s built with the latest tech using a modern jitter buffer, automatic gain control, noise suppression, echo cancellation, system attenuation on Windows and more
  • It allows you to add friends and individually message them outside of servers
  • Use the block feature to prevent direct messages from others
  • It’s customizable overlay allows you to see who’s talking in the middle of the action. You can also adjust individual volume settings, change servers and channels, or even kick people all without leaving your game

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How to install Discord on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-install gdebi
sudo gdebi discord-*.deb

How to remove app from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove discord

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