Install BetterDiscord on Linux
This Gist contains simple instructions on how to install, update, and uninstall BetterDiscord on Linux.
For more thorough documentation, you can take a look at
Please don't sumbit issues here as I don't check the comments often. You should sumbit them here instead.
Install using your package manager
Node & npm
$ curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/bb010g/betterdiscordctl/master/betterdiscordctl $ chmod +x betterdiscordctl $ sudo mv betterdiscordctl /usr/local/bin
You can then keep
betterdiscordctlup to date with this command:
$ betterdiscordctl upgrade
install to install BD for the first time,
update to update an existing installation,
uninstall to uninstall an existing installation.
[PATH] with the path to Discord's parent directory. For example, if Discord is installed in
[PATH] should be
- For Stable
$ betterdiscordctl [COMMAND] -s [PATH]
- For PTB
$ betterdiscordctl [COMMAND] -s [PATH] -f PTB
- For Canary
$ betterdiscordctl [COMMAND] -s [PATH] -f Canary
- For Snap
$ betterdiscordctl [COMMAND] --snap
- For Flatpak
$ betterdiscordctl [COMMAND] --flatpak
npm : command not found
You don't have
npm installed. Install it.
asar.js: No such file or directory
asar globally with
sudo npm install -g asar and then use