Package Details: wire-desktop 3.0.2816-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: wire-desktop
Description: Modern, private messenger. Based on Electron.
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Keywords: chat encryption end-to-end messenger private videocall
Licenses: GPL3
Conflicts: wire-desktop-bin
Provides: wire-desktop
Submitter: ConorIA
Maintainer: ConorIA (maximbaz)
Last Packager: ConorIA
Votes: 73
Popularity: 1.509250
First Submitted: 2016-08-09 00:01
Last Updated: 2017-12-06 22:04

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ConorIA commented on 2017-03-28 22:29

Please check and double-check that you are looking at a Linux release before flagging this package as out of date. The Wire Devs have made clear what they consider to be a "release" and what they consider to be a "tag". The "tags" that are on GitHub tend to be a hit-or-miss, and sometime include experimental dependency versions. While they often work without a hitch, they can sometimes be unstable. As such, I will (mostly) be following the releases that include release notes.

Users who want the latest and greatest should use the wire-desktop-beta or -git packages at or

Please also note that webapp updates will be pulled in by the client, this package has no bearing on the webapp version you will use.

Latest Comments

ConorIA commented on 2018-04-26 14:28

@niezniszczalny, I'm in Manjaro and just rebuilt without issue. I'm not sure what is happening, but the PKGBUILD just calls npm, so if the build fails at that step the issue is elsewhere. I'd ask that you try to rebuild after cloning this AUR repo and using makepkg. It might also help to clear the pacaur cache if you'd rather stick with a helper.

niezniszczalny commented on 2018-04-26 13:44

Can't install on Manjaro:

ConorIA commented on 2018-04-14 16:25

@zfkerr, not sure whats happening there. I've just rebuilt to test. Please try to build again by cloning this AUR repo and using makepkg.

zfkerr commented on 2018-04-14 08:45

Hi, @ConorIA! A bug report here. I can't build it. The console output is here:

ConorIA commented on 2017-12-06 22:06

Thanks @maximbaz, added them here as well.

maximbaz commented on 2017-11-16 22:53

We could add a couple in the optional dependencies, I propose noto-fonts-emoji and ttf-emojione (I personally use the latter one).

UPDATE: @ConorIA I added them to wire-desktop-beta

flacks commented on 2017-11-16 05:08

Shouldn't something like "noto-fonts-emoji" be added at least as an optional dependency? I just figured out that it was what I needed to see emojis in Wire with no extra configuration, and its in the Arch repos.

ConorIA commented on 2017-10-13 19:52

@mythsunwind, done! BTW, `electron-builder` includes the "desktop" config item ( but I remember playing around earlier and couldn't figure it out. I think that's your best bet though!

mythsunwind commented on 2017-10-13 19:40

Hey Conor, I found a solution to the problem that you see duplicate icons in the gnome-shell dock when wire is running. Can you add StartupWMClass=Wire to the .desktop file? This will give Gnome the clue that the WMClass is actually "Wire" and not "wire-desktop". I have to figure out how to fix it in the .deb and AppImage builds though...

placcd commented on 2017-10-09 02:29

Clicking on URLs inside Wire wouldn't open the link in my browser. Installing the xdg-utils package fixed this for me. Should xdg-utils be added as an optional dependency?

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