How to Install Discord on Ubuntu 22.04

Discord is one of the most popular free applications used as voice chat that you can use while gaming and streaming. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Discord on Ubuntu 22.04.

Using Official Download

The recommended approach is to download Discord from the official website.

Step 1. Download the deb file with the following wget command.

$ wget -O discord.deb ""

Step 2. Then, proceed to install Discord using the apt command:

$ sudo apt install ./discord.deb

Step 3. Open Discord from the system menus or from terminal with:

$ discord

Step 4. Now you can sign in or create an account to start using Discord.

Opening Discord on Ubuntu

In case you decide to remove Discord from Ubuntu, you can do so by executing:

$ sudo apt remove discord

Install Discord Using Snap

You can also use Snap package manager to install Discord on Ubuntu.

To install Discord using snap, execute the following command:

$ sudo snap install discord

To open up Discord from the terminal:

$ discord

If you wish to remove the application from Ubuntu, simply execute:

$ sudo snap remove discord

Install Discord Using GUI

Installing Discord via GUI will install the Discord Snap. Follow the steps below if you wish to avoid using the terminal.

Step 1. Open the Applications Menu.

Opening Applications menu on Ubuntu

Step 2. Search for ‘Ubuntu Software’, then open it.

Searching for Ubuntu Software using the applications menu

Step 3. Next, proceed to search for Discord and click it as shown in the screenshot.

Searching for Discord in the Ubuntu Software center

Step 4. Finally, click on Install to start installing Discord on Ubuntu.

Installing Discord on Ubuntu

Install Discord Using Flatpak

Another option is to use Flatpak to install Discord.

Step 1. To install flatpak on Ubuntu, execute the next command:

$ sudo apt install flatpak

Step 2. Add the FlatHub remote repo:

$ sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

Step 3. To install discord using flatpak, type in:

$ sudo flatpak install flathub com.discordapp.Discord

Step 4. To run Discord from the terminal:

$ flatpak run com.discordapp.Discord

To uninstall the Discord flatpak from Ubuntu:

$ flatpak uninstall --delete-data com.discordapp.Discord

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