In this blog post, we will show you how to install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8. Slack is the most popular collaboration software used in the corporate world. Slack enables teams to unify various forms of communications from different sources.

configure slack

All Conversations in Slack are organized in channels. A channel can be used for your teams, topics, projects, or integrated with external systems such as monitoring and Project management platforms such as Jira. Communication with your teammates can be done over chats, audio or video calls, shared documents such as pdf files, images, videos, and other supported file types.

Install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Use our guide to install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8. The only pre-requisite is installed CentOS / RHEL workstation.

Step 1: Update system

As a norm, we work on updated Linux system.

sudo yum -y update

Step 2: Download and Install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Now visit Slack download page and download the latest Slack RPM release and install it.

sudo yum -y install wget
sudo  yum -y install
sudo yum localinstall slack-3.4.0-0.1.fc21.x86_64.rpm

More details about installed RPM package can be queried using.

$ rpm -qi slack
Name        : slack
Version     : 3.4.0
Release     : 0.1.fc21
Architecture: x86_64
Install Date: Tue 21 May 2019 05:37:00 AM EDT
Group       : Unspecified
Size        : 192696483
License     : MIT
Signature   : RSA/SHA256, Wed 17 Apr 2019 12:29:26 PM EDT, Key ID 7253c9c8bf6a7041
Source RPM  : slack-3.4.0-0.1.fc21.src.rpm
Build Date  : Tue 16 Apr 2019 06:37:16 PM EDT
Build Host  : ff18da56a64d
Relocations : /usr 
URL         :
Summary     : Slack Desktop
Description :
Slack Desktop

Step 3: Start and Use Slack

Now that Slack is installed on your CentOS / RHEL 8 desktop, you can launch it through the command line,

$ slack

or from the Activities section of Gnome DE.

launch slack rhel centos

Then sign in to Slack using your Organization account to start using Slack.

configure slack


How to Install Skype on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

How to Install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

How to Install Sublime Text 3 on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Install Atom Text Editor on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8

Your support is our everlasting motivation,
that cup of coffee is what keeps us going!

As we continue to grow, we would wish to reach and impact more people who visit and take advantage of the guides we have on our blog. This is a big task for us and we are so far extremely grateful for the kind people who have shown amazing support for our work over the time we have been online.

Thank You for your support as we work to give you the best of guides and articles. Click below to buy us a coffee.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here