This tutorial will help you to install, configure the zulip chat application on ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
You can find the latest release of zulip using the wget command in your system. If you haven’t installed the wget command execute the following command to install it.
$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install wget openssl
Then, download the latest build from the official site.
$ wget https://www.zulip.org/dist/releases/zulip-server-latest.tar.gz
Once the download is completed, decompress it using the following command.
$ tar -xvzf zulip-server-latest.tar.gz
Now, execute the following script with a valid email and hostname.
$ sudo -s ./zulip-server-*/scripts/setup/install --self-signed-cert [email protected]gmail.com --hostname=192.168.233.131
In the script, the email you provide will be used as an admin email. In the script, I am installing it locally so I will be providing my system IP as host if you have a valid domain you can use one. It will take some time for the complete setup.
Once setup is completed you will be given the URL where you can browse the zulip web interface at the end. You will view the following type of interface.
Enter the email you have provided during zulip setup installation and create the organization. You will be redirected to the following organization registration page.
Fill up the required field and click on signup then, you will redirect to the following zulip dashboard page from where you can manage chat and many other things.
Zulip is available for different platforms and devices. I am grateful to you for reading this article to the end, I hope the tutorial is understandable. So here is the tutorial for installing and configuring the zulip chat application.
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