Datcord, an open-source and free Firefox based Discord client for Linux and Windows, places a premium on safeguarding your privacy while offering enhanced features. Datcord distinguishes itself as a specialized iteration utilizing the Firefox engine, as opposed to the Chromium foundation of the official client.
One notable advantage of Datcord lies in its superior handling of emoji rendering compared to the conventional Discord client. This not only contributes to an enriched user experience but also underscores Datcord’s dedication to optimizing performance.
How to install Datcord on Ubuntu
Download the latest Datcord in portable .AppImage file format from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Now open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one.
Note: Here “Datcord-x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below command based on your downloaded file name and path.
sudo chmod +x ~ Datcord-x86_64.AppImage
Install Datcord via Flatpak
You can also install Datcord via flatpak. First install flatpak and flathub on your system using below commands and restart it after the installation.
sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
After that open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below Datcord flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Datcord on your system.
flatpak install flathub io.github.gamingdoom.Datcord
And open Datcord using below command or via Show Apps application menu.
flatpak run io.github.gamingdoom.Datcord
And you can also uninstall Datcord via below commands.
flatpak uninstall io.github.gamingdoom.Datcord
sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.gamingdoom.Datcord