Session is a free and opensource encrypted private messaging app for Linux, Windows, MacOS, Android, and iOS. All session accounts are completely anonymous. It removes all sensitive metadata collection from your messages. You don’t need any phone number or email to signup and create new Session ID. According to session, it doesn’t collect any data, so there’s nothing to leak. All messages are Send through onion routing network.
It uses decentralized server network and messages are completely anonymous and comes with IP address protection. It supports group chats for up to 100 people now. You can share voice snippets, photos, and files. You can sync all your messages with all your devices.
Install Session messaging app on Ubuntu
Session desktop app is available as snap, flatpak and AppImage file formats. You can install easily in your system with your terminal console application. Download Session app for Linux from the above Download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Here the downloaded file name is “session-desktop-linux-x86_64-1.5.1.AppImage”. Change the below commands based on your downloaded file name.
Open the terminal (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one.
sudo chmod +x ~ session-desktop-linux-x86_64-1.5.1.AppImage
Install Session messaging app via Snap:
Open the terminal app and run Session snap installation command.
sudo snap install session-desktop
Install Session messaging app via Flatpak:
Install flatpak first and then run below session flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub network.loki.Session
And you can run session flatpak via below command.
flatpak run network.loki.Session