I've installed the latest Telegram App (v 0.8.32) On my Ubuntu 14.04. I want Telegram to run minimized at startup in Tray and show me new messages but I can't because In the app settings there isn't any option for that. Help me How Can i do it....
You should add a startup item to your startup application list, as mentioned by Mladen B.
The command is:
Or, if you've installed Telegram via the software center or
To start hidden:
There is a -now closed- bug in Telegram using Unity: a sequence of "Open Telegram --> Minimize to tray --> Open Telegram" will show the window.
You can add it to the list of startup applications, by going to Dash and start typing "startup". The "Startup Applications" icon should show up.
Click on it and when it starts, click on the "Add" button to add your app to the list of applications which will start automatically each time you log in. Also you can start it minimized by adding -startintray commandline option:
Sadly none of them are work from the prevoius solutions.
What I did:
Created a bash script file with (You have to add the proper path of your Telegram executable. Relative path didn't work!):
#!/bin/bash /home/spyff/.telegram/Telegram & while true do xdotool windowminimize `xdotool search --onlyvisible --classname Telegram` if [ $? -eq 0 ] then break fi sleep 0.1 done
Saved somewhere as
- Added that script to the Ubuntu's Startup Applications
This start Telegram and if its actually started, minimize it immediately. Tested on Ubuntu 16.04.3 with Telegram 1.1.23.