Call for testing: signal-desktop 5.6.0

I just built a new version of signal which bumps it to 5.6.0. It’s currently in the edge channel. Please test this and verify using the menu help > about signal desktop you’re running version 5.6.0.

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Working great for me, thank you!

Test 1: Ubuntu 16.04.7 LTS

Hi, I have tested the build from edge channel as suggested by you.

on :

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.7 LTS
Release: 16.04
Codename: xenial

snap --version output:

snap 2.51
snapd 2.51
series 16
ubuntu 16.04
kernel 4.4.0-211-generic


  • App launches and works fine.
  • The version reported herein help > about signal desktop is 5.6.1 .
    I am on revision 362 from edge channel.

Great, thanks everyone!

Correct, after releasing 5.6.0, signal found a few important bugs and almost immediately published a new release to fix these.

I’m pushing it to stable now.