nheko is a free and open source Matrix desktop client application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It comes with video & voice call support, real-time typing notifications, E2E encryption, chat rooms support, invites, files transfer support, emoji, dark themes and more.
How to Install nheko on Ubuntu Linux
nheko is available as a portable AppImage and flatpak package file. Download the latest version of nheko in .AppImage file format and save the file on your Downloads folder. Now open the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one.
Here the downloaded file name is “nheko-v0.11.2-x86_64.AppImage” and “Downloads” path.
sudo chmod +x ~ nheko-v0.11.2-x86_64.AppImage
Install nheko via flatpak:
First you need to install the flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. In the terminal app run below nheko flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub io.github.NhekoReborn.Nheko
It will install the latest version of nheko on your Ubuntu Linux system. Start nheko using below command.
flatpak run io.github.NhekoReborn.Nheko
And you can also uninstall it using this command.
sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.NhekoReborn.Nheko