Telegram Desktop is an open-source and cross-platform Telegram client for Linux. The client has support for notifications, sending messages and media files, and inserting emoji.
While the Telegram Desktop client is still under development, it allows the users to send and receive messages from the Linux desktop, has a feature for synching across all the supported platform, so you can read your mobile notifications from both the computer and your phone, without missing anything. Also, it has file transfer support and the users can create groups for up to 200 people and send broadcast messages.
And because it uses the MTProto protocol, Telegram is more secured that WhatsApp.
The latest version available is Telegram Desktop 0.6.15, which has been released a while ago, coming with improvements.
In this article I will show you how to install Telegram Desktop 0.6.15 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Deepin, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Debian, Kwheezy, Crunchbang, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva and Arch Linux, Manjaro.
How to install Telegram Desktop 0.6.15 on 32 bit Linux s ystems: