How to Install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

How to Install Slack on CentOS 8
How to Install Slack on CentOS 8

In this tutorial post, we will show you how to install Slack on CentOS 8 or RHEL 8. Slack is the most popular collaboration platform software which used in the corporate world.

The conversations in Slack are organized in a channel. You can create channels for your projects, teams, topics, or any other purpose. You can search for everything that has been posted in the channels or your messages. Slack also allows you to talk with your teammates through audio or video calls to each other and share documents, images, videos, and other files.

Slack is not an open-source collaborative application, and it is not included in the standard CentOS repositories. It can be installed on all major Operating systems like Windows, macOS, and Linux/Ubuntu Operating systems.

Install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Prerequisites:-

1. Need sudo or root privileges.

Step1. Update System.


sudo yum -y update


Step2.
Install wget packages.


sudo yum -y install wget


Step3. Now download the Latest Slack for Linux from download page, select the .rpm (64-BIT)


wget https://downloads.slack-edge.com/linux_releases/slack-3.4.0-0.1.fc21.x86_64.rpm


Step4. Once the download is completed, run the following command as a root/sudo privileges to install the .rpm packages.

sudo  yum -y install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
sudo yum localinstall slack-3.4.0-0.1.fc21.x86_64.rpm

More details about installed RPM package can be find by using below commands.

$ rpm -qi slack
Name : slack
Version : 3.4.0
Release : 0.1.fc21
Architecture: x86_64
Install Date: Tue 08 May 2021 05:37:00 AM EDT
Group : Unspecified
Size : 132612483
License : MIT
Signature : RSA/SHA256, Wed 17 Apr 2019 12:29:26 PM EDT, Key ID 7253c9c8bf6a7041
Source RPM : slack-3.4.0-0.1.fc21.src.rpm
Build Date : Tue 16 Apr 2019 06:37:16 PM EDT
Build Host : ff18da56a64d
Relocations : /usr
URL : https://github.com/tinyspeck/slack-desktop.git
Summary : Slack Desktop
Description :
Slack Desktop

Step5. Now Start and use Stack

Stack has been installed on your CentOS / RHEL 8. Now you can browse stack from show Application.


Conclusion

We have successfully installed Stack on your CentOS Desktop. Please let us know in the comment box if you are facing any issue while installation.

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