In this guide we will see how to install whatsapp on linux operating System and how to use the popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp within Pidgin in our Linux distribution. Whatsapp can be used on windows and mac via bluestack but not on linux , so below is the solution to this problem .
WhatsApp is a mobile application that allows you to chat for free with all your friends using internet connection. Special feature of whatsapp is that you can only interact with the persons in your contact list and can send files , documents videos , mp3 etc. This app uses your number to verify and one number can be used on a single device.
Steps to Install Whatsapp on Linux Operating System.
With WhatsApp Pidgin we can still send pictures, chat with our friends etc. all directly from our computer desktop. The first thing to do is install Pidgin, to install Ubuntu Linux derivative or just type in a terminal:
sudo apt-get install pidgin
For those who have another Linux distribution just type in a terminal: For Linux 32-Bit
cd / usr / lib / pidgin / sudo wget http://davidgf.net/nightly/whatsapp-purple/386/last-whatsapp.so mv last-whatsapp.so whatsapp.so
For Linux 64 Bit
cd / usr / lib / pidgin / sudo wget http://davidgf.net/nightly/whatsapp-purple/x64/last-whatsapp.so mv last-whatsapp.so whatsapp.so
Firstly install Mono and dependencies required for the initiation of WART in Linux to do this just type in a terminal:
sudo apt-get install libmono-system-core4.0-cil libmono-system-windows-forms4.0-cil mono-runtime
we just have to download and start typing WART always a terminal:
CD wget https://github.com/shirioko/WART/raw/master/WART-220.127.116.11.exe WART mono-18.104.22.168.exe ui
text request code after a few seconds there will come a SMS to the mobile phone number provided 6-digit number xxx-xxx should insert in the code without a hyphen that is xxxxxx and click on the Confirm Code
After a few seconds we will receive the password like this ABCGHILmNOP12345 + = QRST be included in Pidgin together with your number.
insert username in the username used with the mobile application and we are ready to use WhatsApp in Pidgin. and this is how you can install whatsapp on linux Operating System