Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Desktop Facebook App for Ubuntu /Linux Mint

Facebook is the largest social networking site in the World.Millions of people visit daily ,update there status ,Millions of Like and Comments.Dedicated Facebook applications can do more than a Single Facebook website.There are lot of applications available on Windows,Mac and Mobiles.Facebook is the one of the application for Ubuntu ,Linux users.Using this app we can browse everything on Facebook,Facebook icons on the side bar enable Quick access for various facebook pages like Friend Requests,Message,Groups and more.Currently this not available in English but it will available as soon as possible.

Developers says that:

The Desktop App for Facebook display the Facebook website and offers many features like buttons for the friends, friend requests, messages, groups, games, notifications, interests and many other sites.There are also two buttons for different mobile versions.You can search for groups or people through the search bar.

Facebook application for Ubuntu

Facebook app for Ubuntu
How to Install Facebook Apps for Ubuntu

Download Facebook Debian file for Ubuntu

Open Downloaded Facebook .deb file ,double click on it ,then it open with Ubuntu software center.
Click on Install

Note:If this package is not available in the above link.You can use Developer personal archive site.

Folkes personal Archive :  

2.You can also install this via Terminal 

Add the ppa to your source list:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:folke-schwinning/personal

Update apt:

sudo apt-get update

Install it with:

sudo apt-get install facebook

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M.M. Enterprises said...

What a great & very useful app from facebook, i like your update, thanks for sharing good post.

Angel Amaya said...

-I couldn't install this man, software center its giving me an error. When I tried the terminal says:

trying to overwrite '/usr/share/pyshared/facebook/', which is also in package python-facebook 0.svn20100209-3build1
Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0 ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

..can you help me with this? Thank you.

7chip said...

Download Deb file.....and install it. If it failed use Terminal commands

der-mali said...


saw the video on Youtube and wanted to install the App but neither the terminal install (E: Unable to locate package facebook) will work, not the deb-download (404 error).
Dir you stop your project?

sibin xavier said...

Anonymous said...

*correction* sudo apt-get install desktop-facebook

Anonymous said...

Can ads be blocked in this app? I use adblock in my browser, and miss that with desktop-facebook.

Anonymous said...

When going to install on 13.04, get error: Dependency is not satisfiable: qir1.2-launchpad-intergration-3.0


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