SchildiChat is a free and open source Matrix client for Linux, Windows, Android and MacOS. It is based on Element and released under Apache License 2.0, It comes with message bubbles, unified chat list, direct and group chat support, wayland support, keyboard shortcuts, customizable room list, single line and two line preview lists and more.
How to Install SchildiChat on Ubuntu Linux
Download SchildiChat in portable .AppImage file format from the above download link and save in on your downloads folder. In the terminal software (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands one by one. Here “Downloads” is the file path and “SchildiChat-1.11.8-sc.1.AppImage” is the downloaded file.
sudo chmod +x ~ SchildiChat-1.11.8-sc.1.AppImage
Install SchildiChat via Deb:
You need to download SchildiChat app in the native .deb package file and save it on your downloads folder. In the terminal run below command to install SchildiChat. Here “schildichat-desktop_1.11.8-sc.1_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name.
sudo apt install ./Downloads/schildichat-desktop_1.11.8-sc.1_amd64.deb
Install SchildiChat via Flatpak:
Install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now in the terminal app run below SchildiChat flatpak installation command.
flatpak install flathub chat.schildi.desktop
After the installation you can open it using below command.
flatpak run chat.schildi.desktop
And uninstall it using
sudo flatpak uninstall chat.schildi.desktop