Kotatogram Desktop

There is a new application available for Sparkers: Kotatogram Desktop

What is Kotatogram Desktop?

Kotatogram – experimental Telegram Desktop fork.

– Local folders
– Forward to multiple chats and forward without author
– Custom font
– Compact chat list
– Custom text replaces
– Change sticker size
– Adaptive chat bubbles
– and other smaller features.

Installation (Sparky 6 & 7 amd64):
sudo apt update
sudo apt install kotatogram-desktop

Kotatogram Desktop

License: GNU GPL 3.0


There is a new application available for Sparkers: Caprine.

What is Caprine?

Elegant Facebook Messenger desktop app.

Caprine is an unofficial and privacy focused Facebook Messenger app with many useful features.

Installation (64 bit only):
apt update
apt install caprine


The application is licensed under the MIT License.
The project’s GitHub repository:
The project developer is Sindre Sorhus.


TOR Messenger


Have you heard about TOR Messenger?

The TOR team has announced TOR Messenger 0.1.0b2.

What is it?

Tor Messenger is a cross-platform chat program that aims to be secure by default and sends all of its traffic over Tor. It supports a wide variety of transport networks, including Jabber (XMPP), IRC, Google Talk, Facebook Chat, Twitter, Yahoo, and others; enables Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging automatically; and has an easy-to-use graphical user interface localized into multiple languages.

The TOR Messenger package contains the TOR Anonymity Network application and an instant messenger based on Instantbird.

The TOR Messenger (as well as TOR Browser) is available in SparkyLinux repository.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tor-messenger

Make sure it is still a beta version.

TOR Messenger