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Last pushed: 20 days ago
Short Description
Telegram Desktop client (http://telegram.org)
Full Description

docker-telegram

A Docker image that start a fresh telegram client.


Usage

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

Issues

  • You have to log out Telegram to close the docker container.

FAQ

Docker <1.8

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

xhost +

do not forget to remove it after start or usage (xhost -)
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 !

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xorilog
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Comments (1)
somatorio
8 months ago

if your container isn't keeping the settings try changing the volume mounting from -v <Your_storage_dir>/.TelegramDesktop:/root/.TelegramDesktop to -v <Your_storage_dir>/.TelegramDesktop:/root/.local/share/TelegramDesktop/