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Unable to use internet even connected to wifi

I have been using Ubuntu for a year and never had any problems with the internet. Once I was using Windscribe VPN with my phone as a Wi-Fi hotspot and occasionally switched it off. After it I found ...
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Telegram problems - can not connect to chat group

I am experiencing connection problems to chat groups in Telegram when I try to log into live chat. I connect and it says "connecting" and I see the channel but nothing happens. I tried many ...
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Trouble pasting in the "save-as" window in snap apps

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 22.04, when trying to paste in the "save-as" window in snap apps (Firefox, Chromium, Telegram), I get the message "the folder contents could not be displayed&...
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New telegram windows open as I try to open tg channel via link

When I try to open a tg-channel via link in browser (Firefox 98.0), it proceeds to dialog "Choose an app to open this link". Of course I choose TG, and then strange things happens: new, ...
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Little problem with Telegram in ubuntu

Ubuntu 20.04. I have installed telegram downloading the tarball from the official webpage and then have entered the commands tar -xvf tsetup.2.7.1.tar sudo mv Telegram/ /opt/telegram sudo ln -sf /opt/...
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Telegram claims I haven't installed latest version

Dell Latitude e6530 Xubuntu 20.04 (.3?) Keep getting Telegram message on login attempts that I have an outdated version. Tried installing Snap & Flappak from Telegram's link, but neither worked. ...
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Updating Telegram desktop on arm64 ubuntu 21.04

How to update telegram desktop on Ubuntu 21.04 in an arm64 computer? Every time, a notification pops up, and asks to update it.
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How to update telegram desktop in Ubuntu 20.04?

Today December 2nd I received this message from Telegram service notifications about my outdated Desktop app version: Please update your app to the latest version. The version you are using is out of ...
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How to automatically send screenshot to someone on Telegram

I want to send screenshots automatically to someone as soon as I capture my screen. I can use telegram-cli to send the screenshot but I can't figure out that how can I chose the photo on my clipboard ...
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No such file or directory for Telegram Bot

I set up a robot to take screenshots of movies in Telegram In front of hosts: I put localhost, when I run it with the command python3 - m bot and send a file to the robot, it sends me a message file/...
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Problem with Joining to voice chat on telegram desktop via Ubuntu 18.04

I have problem for joining the voice chat in the group for telegram desktop: I am using the proxy connection type to bypass filters and my OS is Ubuntu 18.04.
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Permissions to access storage for Telegram app

Ubuntu 18.04, recent update, now 18.04.5. Telegram works well in other respects. Suddenly telegram desktop hangs needs force quit, as I attempt to upload a file png jpg etc. all worked well before ...
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Opening Jupyter-Notebook in terminal opens Telegram Desktop!

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. When I want to open Jupyter-Notebook in terminal, the telegram desktop app opens. The Jupyter-Notebook is actually opened in background. So I can open the browser and use it....
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How to open PDF files on Telegram with my preferred application in Kubuntu?

Whenever I open a PDF document in Telegram, it opens in Xournal++. But I want it to open with Okular, which I have set as the default PDF reader. PDF documents in Dolphin do open with Okular. How to ...
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GTK integration conflicts with qgtk2 platformtheme

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and Telegram updated to 2.7.4 a few days ago. When I tried to open Jupyter notebook today I got the following error: (telegram-desktop:27524): lib_base-WARNING **: 17:06:20.656: ...
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Error when refresh snap package

When refreshing telegram-desktop manually with sudo snap refresh telegram-desktop. The following error appears: Copy snap "telegram-desktop" data 2021-03-25T12:31:17+07:00 ERROR cannot copy ...
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Why Does all Linux apps (Firefox etc) not self update like Telegram? [duplicate]

i wonder why the apps in linux ubuntu does not self update like Telegram desktop app in linux which updates itself.
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flatpak install org.telegram.desktop gives the Error: No remote refs found

OS says No remote refs found: flatpak install org.telegram.desktop Looking for matches… error: No remote refs found similar to ‘org.telegram.desktop’ m@kubuntu:~$ flatpak install org.telegram.desktop ...
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On desktop Telegram: how can I make fonts bigger? i.e. increase fonts size?

the question above says it all, I think: I'm on Ubuntu, installed Telegram on my desktop and the font are way too small for my tired eyes. Is there a way to increase the size of the fonts specifically ...
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Make my external camera (webcam) as default for Telegram Desktop

I have tried the answer of this post: sudo snap connect telegram-desktop:camera However, I cannot make my external camera the one which telegram uses in the video calls. I cannot see the option to ...
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I faced a camera problem using in Telegram Desktop application

System Information Manufacturer: HP Product Name: HP Laptop 15s-eq0xxx Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Telegram app version 2.4.7 I can't use my video camera in Telegram Desktop App. "No camera could be found....
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Telegram cannot access my HD partition [duplicate]

Hope everyone is doing OK. Since I upgraded my laptop to Ubuntu 20.04, I cannot access my HD partition to send files via Telegram. Every time I want to attach a file/pic, I need to copy it to the &...
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Restore Telegram Profile From Backup

I can't access the telephone number that is connected to my telegram account. However, I have a backup of my snap telegram-desktop files from my previous Ubuntu installation (16.04). I tried to ...
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How to set snap package to devmode?

I installed telegram as a regular snap, but realised i couldn't drag-upload images this way. I don't really want to uninstall and then reinstall. I tried: snap refresh --devmode telegram-desktop ...
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unattended-upgrades write mail to file and run script

Is there a way to instruct unattended-updates to write the update mails to a file? And second, is there a way to run a custom script every time it upgrades the system? I have a telegram monitoring ...
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No menu entry of Telegram

I have downloaded .tar.xz file from Telegram's official website. I extracted the Telegram folder from the archive to my Downloads folder. The archive has just 2 executable files namely Telegram and ...
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Telegram's problem with persian font

I've installed Telegram on my Ubuntu 18.04. My system is updated and everything is updated. When I try to open telegram, for Persian texts, it uses a very weird monospace like font. I've tried ...
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Mute Telegram (maybe other apps as well) notifications programmatically

I'm trying to write a script to activate "focus mode", so there are a few apps (Telegram, Spotify, etc) whose notifications I'd like to turn off. Is there a smart way to do this programatically?
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How do I uninstall Telegram which was installed from the tar.xz obtained from the official website?

I installed Telegram by visiting https://desktop.telegram.org/ and downloaded a tar.xz file. After which I ran tar -xJf telegram.tar.xz which uncompressed the tar.xz file and gave me Telegram and ...
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Unable to install telegram through Software (appstore) in xubuntu 19.04

This problem is with all the apps which I try to install, it shows (in the case of telegram) :- unable to install "Telegram Desktop": snap "telegram-desktop" has "install-snap" change in progress. ...
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Telegram chat format is wrong

I recently installed Telegram in Ubuntu 18.04. But the chat format is not what it should look like. As you can see that my chats should be at the right side: Any solutions?
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Can't use at_step in squid config

I'm trying to configure Squid to work as a Telegram Messenger proxy using this guide. My Squid complains about their proposed config options (output of squid -k parse): 2019/05/22 11:17:20| ...
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Telegram-desktop can't attach files [duplicate]

Telegram-desktop can't attach any file: can't see any file in attach dialog, nor open any drag-n-dropped file. Telegram installed correctly, I'm not asking how to install it. I installed Telegram ...
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Applications load slowly on Ubuntu 18.10 - seems related to fontconfig

In the 18.10 release I found that some applications (Telegram for instance) were loading too slow. I found that the reason is some fontconfig problem. QEventLoop: Cannot be used without QApplication ...
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Popup when opening files in Telegram Desktop snap [duplicate]

I have a super weird question. Whenever I try to open a file or try to show a file by clicking on the message in Telegram Desktop, this popup shows up: I always have to click 'Yes', which is ...
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After update to Kubuntu 18.10, telegram file selector has encoding issues

After upgrading Kubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10, I get the following picture, when trying to share a file via telegram: Telegram is installed from the telegram site.
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Telegram Persian font changed after upgrade to 18.10!

My telegram font changed after upgrading to 18.10! Does anyone know why this happened? When i open telegram in command line these errors appear: Fontconfig warning: line 5: unknown element "its:...
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How can I remove the icon of Telegram-Desktop from the dashboard?

How can I completely delete this hidden icon of Telegram-Desktop after type sudo snap remove Telegram-Desktop into terminal from dash. I do sudo updatedb && locate Telegram to see where ...
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Which Telegram version for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I find pretty irritating dealing with Telegram under Ubuntu. I run 18.04.1, I guess I picked the official Telegram client from Ubuntu Software... for a start, there a two clients in there. One from ...
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How to make telegram snap use home folder by default

I have installed telegram snap and files are saving in ~/snap/telegram-desktop, or when i want to send a file, the file browser dialog shows this directory by default which is a bit annoying. Is there ...
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Telegram-desktop snap package doesn't run after reboot

please, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I'm very satisfied yet. But unfortunatelly, Telegram desktop stops work after today's reboot. I really don't know why because it was works correctly before today....
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How to reset Telegram unread message counter in KDE panel?

After having read my telegram messages in Telegram Desktop (installed from the installer on the application's website) running on Kubuntu 18.04, the counter does not refresh until the application is ...
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Telegram calls via Dante socks5 proxy server not working

I've confugured Dante 1.4on Ubuntu 16.04 as a socks5 proxy for Telegram. Chats are working, but voice calls are not, failing at "Connecting". Is there something special I need to configure in order ...
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Is it safe to run apps that need no installation?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have downloaded Telegram from here. The file was compressed with the extension tar.xz. I have unpacked this file and run the file Telegram (without extension) using common ...
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How to remove the Telegram Indicator applet

Am scratching my head about whether there's a way to have my Telegram Desktop not display a blue "You've got mail" icon in the lower right corner...I believe this is called the "indicator applet." ...
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Click on notification open Telegram or MEGAsynch foreground

using Ubuntu 17.10, when a notification come and I click on it (email, web notification...) if I have Telegram or MEGAsynch in background (in system tray, not just minimized in panel) they get focus ...
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No internet after installing openconnect

I'd installed Openconnect to use Cisco VPN on Ubuntu 16.04. I've installed it with this command. sudo apt-get install openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome After that I could connect without ...
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How can I run multiple instances of Telegram? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I need to run multiple instances of desktop Telegram. I saw the answers in How can I use multiple accounts with Telegram? I do not understand how can I use the answer. ...
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Telegram links doesn't works as expected

In windows OS when you open a telegram link for example tg://resolve?domain=botfather it will run telegram and open that channel or chat. In Ubuntu telegram runs but channel not opening.
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Bold fonts won't show in Telegram messenger

This is the terminal output when starting telegram /opt/telegram/telegram Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/10-scale-bitmap-fonts.conf", line 72: non-double matrix element Fontconfig error: "/etc/...
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