Google Hangouts can be installed on various operating systems including Android, iOS and Linux operating systems and in this guide we will explore YakYak on Ubuntu installation methods to use Google Hangouts.
How to Install YakYak on Ubuntu 22.04
There are two methods to install YakYak on Ubuntu, either by downloading the Debian package or by downloading it from Snapcraft store. We will explain both methods in detail in the next section.
Method 1: How to download YakYak on Ubuntu 22.04 from its Debian package
We can download its Debian package using the wget command with the following command:
For the installation of YakYak we use the dpkg Command:
To uninstall YakYak’s package from Ubuntu, run the following command:
Method 2: How to install YakYak on Ubuntu from Snapcraft
Snapcraft is a store that contains the snaps of various Linux applications. We can download the Snaps of various Linux applications from Snapcraft and install them using the Snap utility. Likewise, we will download and install the YakYak from its snap with the following command:
To start the application we go to the Ubuntu search bar and type “yakyak” and click on the application icon:
The application has started and now if we want to remove the application use the command:
To use the Google Hangout to send and receive messages on Ubuntu, we can simply install the YakYak package on Ubuntu. In this guide two different methods of installing YakYak have been explained in detail, either from the Snapcraft store or from its Debian package.