SchildiChat Web/Desktop is a fork of Element Web/Desktop.

The most important changes of SchildiChat compared to Element are:

Release announcements:



Where can I get it?

apt (e.g. Debian, Ubuntu, ...)

sudo apt install -y curl gnupg apt-transport-https
curl -fsSL | gpg --dearmor > /usr/share/keyrings/super-apt-repo-archive-keyring.gpg
echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/super-apt-repo-archive-keyring.gpg arch=amd64] all main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/super-apt-repo.list
sudo apt update
sudo apt install schildichat-desktop

AUR (e.g. Arch Linux, Manjaro, ...)

SchildiChat can be installed from the AUR:

yay -S schildichat-desktop-bin # or similar


SchildiChat is distributed on Flathub:

flatpak install flathub chat.schildi.desktop

Nix (e.g. NixOS, home-manager or any Linux distro)

The packages schildichat-desktop and schildichat-desktop-wayland are available in the nixos-unstable channel or the upcoming 21.11 release.

MPR (e.g. Ubuntu, Debian, ...)

SchildiChat can be installed from the MPR:

tap install schildichat-desktop-bin # or similar

Homebrew (macOS)

brew install schildichat

Mageia (rpm package)

SchildiChat can be installed from a community repository. The package works only with Mageia 8.

su -c "urpmi.addmedia --distrib$(arch)"
su -c "urpmi schildichat-desktop"

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