A Docker image that start a fresh telegram client.
To spawn a new instance of Telegram:
docker run --rm -it --name telegram \ -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix \ -e DISPLAY=unix$DISPLAY \ --device /dev/snd \ -v /etc/localtime:/etc/localtime:ro \ -v <Your_storage_dir>/.TelegramDesktop:/root/.local/share/TelegramDesktop/ \ xorilog/telegram
- You have to log out Telegram to close the docker container.
Before Docker 1.8 you need to replace
--device /dev/snd by
-v /dev/snd:/dev/snd --privileged.
QXcbConnection: Could not connect to display unix:0
do not forget to remove it after start or usage (
The previous command is to be run on a linux machine. But Mac users, I have a special surprise for you. You can also do fun hacks with X11. Details are described here.
Thanks to Telegram for their great app !
if your container isn't keeping the settings try changing the volume mounting from
-v <Your_storage_dir>/.TelegramDesktop:/root/.TelegramDesktop to