How to install Smuxi on Debian 8.3

To install Smuxi on Debian 8.3

Smuxi is a free Twitter, XMPP, IRC, and JabbR client developed in GTK+3. It has support for notifications, browser mode, word completion, full keyboard control, word wrapping, integrated spell checking, unified nickname colors, clickable URLs, and full screen mode. Installation of Smuxi in Ubuntu is explained in this article.


Installing Smuxi

Before you start the installation, make sure you add the repo of the file. Use the following command to open your apt sources list. 

root@linuxhelp:~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list



Now add the following lines to the file. 

deb stable main contrib non-free
deb jessie main

Once it is done, update the apt source as follows. 

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Get:1 jessie-updates InRelease [145 kB]
Ign jessie InRelease                                 
Hit jessie Release.gpg                               
Hit jessie Release
Hit jessie/main amd64 Packages                  
Ign stable InRelease     
Get:2 jessie-updates/main Sources [15.5 kB]
Hit jessie/main Translation-en                   
Get:3 jessie-updates/contrib Sources [32 B]         
Get:4 jessie-updates/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex [7,408 B]
Get:5 jessie-updates/contrib amd64 Packages [32 B]
Get:6 jessie-updates/contrib Translation-en [14 B]
Get:7 jessie-updates/main Translation-en/DiffIndex [2,704 B]
Hit stable Release.gpg
Hit stable Release
Hit stable/main amd64 Packages
Hit stable/contrib amd64 Packages
Hit stable/non-free amd64 Packages
Hit stable/contrib Translation-en
Hit stable/main Translation-en
Hit stable/non-free Translation-en
Fetched 171 kB in 5s (33.1 kB/s)            
Reading package lists... Done


All is set for the installation of Smuxi, use the following command for the same purpose. 

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install smuxi
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  binfmt-support cli-common libdbus-glib2.0-cil libdbus2.0-cil
  libdbusmenu-glib4 libgdiplus libglade2.0-cil libglib2.0-cil libgtk2.0-cil
  libindicate0.1-cil libindicate5 liblog4net1.2-cil libmono-cairo4.0-cil
  libmono-corlib4.0-cil libmono-corlib4.5-cil libmono-data-tds4.0-cil
  libmono-i18n-west4.0-cil libmono-i18n4.0-cil libmono-posix4.0-cil
  libmono-security4.0-cil libmono-sqlite4.0-cil
  libmono-system-configuration4.0-cil libmono-system-core4.0-cil
  libmono-system-data-linq4.0-cil libmono-system-data4.0-cil
  libmono-system-drawing4.0-cil libmono-system-enterpriseservices4.0-cil
* Installing 1 assembly from libglade2.0-cil into Mono
Setting up libindicate0.1-cil (0.6.92-2) ...
* Installing 1 assembly from libindicate0.1-cil into Mono
Setting up libmono-data-tds4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-transactions4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-enterpriseservices4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-data4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-sqlite4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-web-applicationservices4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-web4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-runtime-serialization4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-data-linq4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libmono-system-xml-linq4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up libnini1.1-cil (1.1.0+dfsg.2-4) ...
* Installing 1 assembly from libnini1.1-cil into Mono
Setting up libnotify0.4-cil (0.4.0~r3032-7) ...
* Installing 1 assembly from libnotify0.4-cil into Mono
Setting up libmono-system-web4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up liblog4net1.2-cil (1.2.10+dfsg-6) ...
* Installing 1 assembly from liblog4net1.2-cil into Mono
Setting up libmono-system-runtime4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Setting up smuxi-engine (0.11~rc5-2) ...
Setting up smuxi-frontend-gnome (0.11~rc5-2) ...
Setting up smuxi (0.11~rc5-2) ...
Setting up libmono-system-web-services4.0-cil (3.2.8+dfsg-10) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-18+deb8u7) ...
Processing triggers for systemd (215-17+deb8u6) ...



Smuxi has been installed. Use your Activities search bar to find and launch Smuxi. 


The Smuxi application appears on your screen as follows. 


It was a simple installation, wasn't it? Working with Smuxi is also so simple. 


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