Package Details: signal-desktop-beta-bin 1.34.0beta.3-1

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Package Base: signal-desktop-beta-bin
Description: Private messaging from your desktop
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Keywords: beta openwhispher signal
Licenses: GPL3
Provides: signal-desktop-beta
Submitter: captn3m0
Maintainer: captn3m0
Last Packager: captn3m0
Votes: 9
Popularity: 1.03
First Submitted: 2018-02-12 06:53
Last Updated: 2020-05-14 08:49

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Tmpod commented on 2020-03-04 21:09

Seems like a similar issue to what @kohrVid has pointed out is happening with 1.32.0 beta 4 - only beta 5 is available.

kohrVid commented on 2020-02-04 10:16

@captn3m0 Thanks for writing this as it's worked quite well for me in the past. It looks like signal released a new version of the desktop client last night and deleted the old one so this doesn't work anymore. I think the PKGBUILD file needs the following added:


captn3m0 commented on 2020-01-15 12:56

Verified that there are no conflicts between signal-desktop and signal-desktop-beta, and now this package provides signal-desktop-beta instead.

u32i64 commented on 2020-01-06 16:41

I think this should either not provide signal-desktop (perhaps provide e.g. signal-desktop-beta), or be set up in a different way so that it doesn't conflict with The reason is that production and beta versions do not conflict and use different data locations (see

kyusaki commented on 2019-09-02 05:16

if any of you are in need of the package, just go to and check for the current release and the modify this PKGBUILD to use the current version and skip the integrity check.

captn3m0 commented on 2019-03-16 17:55

If you'd like the old PKGBUILDs to keep working and not 404, please upvote this issue asking Signal team to not delete old packages:

buzo commented on 2018-11-09 09:20

I think it would be a good idea if this package would have a provides and conflicts with signal-desktop-bin in the PKGBUILD.

mithrial commented on 2018-11-08 10:53

The deb file gives a 404 error.

afoutopatisa commented on 2018-09-07 19:07

Use this PKGBUILD for latest beta (September 7):

Maintainer: Nemo <archlinux at="" captnemo="" dot="" in=""></archlinux>

pkgname=signal-desktop-beta-bin pkgrel=1 pkgdesc="Private messaging from your desktop" arch=('x86_64') url="" license=('GPL3') depends=('gconf' 'gtk2' 'libnotify' 'libxtst' 'nss' 'xdg-utils' 'libxss') options=('!strip' '!emptydirs') install=${pkgname}.install pkgver=1.16.1beta.1 source=("") sha256sums=('b9b66198cddfe0fe672a72f377d6bc83e577b0c340f34bd286fd979a6e476933')

package(){ # Extract package data tar xf data.tar.xz -C "${pkgdir}" }

captn3m0 commented on 2018-05-12 08:37

v1.11.0-beta.3 is a security fix, please upgrade.