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Install latest/stable of session-desktop

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Session Desktop

Session Desktop - Onion routing based messenger

Session integrates directly with [Oxen Service Nodes](, which are a set of distributed, decentralized and Sybil resistant nodes. Service Nodes act as servers which store messages offline, and a set of nodes which allow for onion routing functionality obfuscating users IP Addresses. For a full understanding of how Session works, read the [Session Whitepaper](

This is an unofficial build of Session Desktop. However, the package is unmodified from upstream, and is simply a re-pack of the official builds. The snapcraft configuration for this can be found at

Details for session-desktop

  • GPL-3.0

Last updated
  • 14 March 2024 - latest/stable
  • 14 March 2024 - latest/edge



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