[islandlabs] Signal is now available as a Desktop application

Ephraim Hernandez ejhern at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 22:07:43 EST 2017


Sweet... installing tonight.

On Nov 4, 2017 2:44 PM, "Chris Knadle <Chris.Knadle at coredump.us> via
List" <list at lists.islandlabs.org> wrote:

> Signal, the encrypted messaging system for Android and iOS that used to
> be named "Redphone" and "TextSecure", now has a standalone Desktop
> application available for Mac, Windows, and Debian-based Linux.
>
>    https://www.signal.org/download/
>
> There is source code available to compile for non-Debian Linux distros:
>
>    https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-Desktop
>
> Note: rading through the forums, it seems this current codebase
> doesn't work on FreeBSD or OpenBSD.
>
>    https://whispersystems.discoursehosting.net/t/freebsd-support/1454
>
> Previously Signal could be installed as a Chrome App, but Google has
> decided to deprecate Chrome Apps for all platforms except Chrome OS.
>
>    https://developer.chrome.com/apps/app_deprecated
>
>   -- Chris
>
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