How to install Slack on Ubuntu 23.04

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

Slack is a messaging app, just like skype and microsoft teams. You can use slack to chat with with your teammates, or simply use it to communicate with people.

On slack you can do pretty much everything you can do on skype or microsoft teams. However, each app has its own pros and cons, so you have to try it yourself and see which apps fits your needs.

Slack supports Ubuntu, so you can install it on your system easily by following our tutorial.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Slack on Ubuntu 23.04.

Install Slack via Deb

Installing Slack on Ubuntu is quite easy. To install Slack, First you need to download the deb file from slack's official website, and then install the deb app on your system.

To do this, simply go to slack's website, and click the download button.

As you can see, .deb file is automatically set as the preferred format that we want to download, so you don't have to click anything else but the download button.

Now browse to the Downloads folder where slack got downloaded, so you can install slack.

To do this, simply double click to the deb file

Double clicking to the deb file, will open the following window. Now you need to click to 'Install' button to install slack

Next, you need to enter sudo password, in order to install slack. Click 'Authenticate' when ready

Next, you will see the following window. This means slack is now installed on your system, and you can use it.

To launch Slack, go to 'Activities' and search for 'Slack' in the search box. Next, click to slack icon to launch it

Install slack using Terminal

Slack can also be installed by using the terminal only. First you have to open your terminal, and download slack deb file with wget.

1) Download Slack

wget https://downloads.slack-edge.com/releases/linux/4.33.73/prod/x64/slack-desktop-4.33.73-amd64.deb

2) Install slack

Once the deb file has been downloaded, proceed to install slack by running the command below

sudo dpkg -i slack-desktop-4.33.73-amd64.deb

Conclusion

In this tutorial, you learned how to install Slack on Ubuntu 23.04.