Facebook, the name is sufficient for telling about it what it is and popularity all around the world. The social networking site is growing with the passing days more and more people are making their account on the website and connecting with the people. Facebook constantly develops and updates the features in order to provide the users of the service to get more benefit and entertainment while accessing it on their devices. A large number of people access the offered services on their desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets easily without any sort of trouble.

In the age of Windows and Mac OS numerous individuals utilize the Linux operating system on their desktops and laptops. It contains a lot of things which a Windows or Mac OS user can’t get and exercise on their systems. Linux is a free and open source operating system which contains many features which can be accessed for performing normal and basic functions. There are many third party applications for Linux serving as an instant messaging client which offers the users to login into Facebook, Google Talk etc and chat with other people easily.


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Accessing Facebook Messenger on Linux:

But when Facebook braked and shut down the XMPP compatibility about 4 months ago in April on which many applications depended for performing their basic functions. Due to shut down many people were unable to use the apps as they were unable to connect with the site.

Many people find the Facebook messenger very convincing for connecting and sending messages to their contacts present on the site. It contains various features which make the messaging to be simple and easy accessible by people with encountering any sort of trouble.


Facebook Messenger works brilliantly on the mobile devices but what if you want to access it on your desktop especially running on Linux operating system. As there a less number of apps which provide the Linux system user to get the same user experience.

Now you can get access to Facebook Messenger on your Linux system through an app which is available for Linux users working just like as Messenger from Facebook.  Through the app you can know at what people have seen your sent texts, make HD calls anywhere you can want to along with send thousands of stickers.

Messenger for Desktop in Ubuntu

Facebook Messenger for Desktop on Linux (32Bit)

Facebook Messenger for Desktop on Linux (64Bit)    

Step 1:

Download the installer file from the link provided above and choose as per the version of your Linux operating system whether it is 32Bit or 64Bit on your system.

Step 2:

The installer file will be downloaded in a couple of minutes and after the download completes you have to double-click on the file to perform the installation.

Step 3:

After the installation finishes then it will be there on your desktop and launch the Messenger for first time use. Login your Facebook account by entering your email-id along with the password of your account.

How to Access Facebook Messenger on Linux
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