How to install Ring multimedia communication tool on Ubuntu – Messaging, Voice, Video & Conference call software

Ring is a free secure opens-source messaging, voice and video calling app for Linux, Windows, mac OS and Android.It is released under GPLv3 licence. It uses OpenDHT protocol, Peer-to-peer discovery and connection and comes with end-to-end encryption with authentification based on RSA/AES/DTLS/SRTP technologies.

Install Ring on Ubuntu 17.04

To install Ring communication app on Ubuntu, Open your terminal app and type the below command and hit enter.

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb https://dl.ring.cx/ring-nightly/ubuntu_17.04/ ring main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ring-nightly-man.list"

Then type your password and hit enter. Then run the below command.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys A295D773307D25A33AE72F2F64CD5FA175348F84

Then run the below code to enable universe repository.

sudo add-apt-repository universe

then run below code in terminal.

sudo apt-get update

Now type the below command in your terminal app and press the enter key.

sudo apt-get install ring

This will install the Ring app on your ubuntu.After the successful installation of Ring restart your ubuntu. Click the Dash home from unity launcher. And type Ring in the search field. Then click Ring to start it.

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For Ubuntu 16.10

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb https://dl.ring.cx/ring-nightly/ubuntu_16.10/ ring main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ring-nightly-man.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys A295D773307D25A33AE72F2F64CD5FA175348F84
sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ring

For Ubuntu 16.04

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb https://dl.ring.cx/ring-nightly/ubuntu_16.04/ ring main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ring-nightly-man.list"
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys A295D773307D25A33AE72F2F64CD5FA175348F84
sudo add-apt-repository universe
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ring

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