Discord, free voice and text chat app for gamers, now is easy to install in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher via Ubuntu Software App.
Discord is a freeware proprietary VoIP application designed for gaming communities. It runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Android, iOS, Linux, and in a web browser.
1. If you have never installed a ‘Snap’ package in Ubuntu, open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from start menu. When it opens, run command to install the required libraries:
sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open
Type in your password when prompts and hit Enter.
2. Now you can open Ubuntu Software app, search for and install Discord:
or simply run command in terminal:
sudo snap install discord
Like other normal applications, after installed Discord, launch it from Unity Dash / App launcher.