Assuming you require a Debian distribution package download, follow these simple steps to install Telegram on Ubuntu 16.04 that will integrate properly with your GNOME desktop environment.
Open your terminal with:
A PPA for Telegram is available for Ubuntu 16.04 so all you need to do is run the following commands one after the other:
sudo apt-get update
You will be prompted to enter your password. There is no visual feedback so enter it cautiously.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/telegram
press ENTER to continue
sudo apt-get install telegram
Should you fail to find Telegram as an application on your Dashboard after you've installed it, simply log out of your device and log back in, then you should be able to find it.
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