How to install SLACK on Debian 11 Bullseye Linux – Linux Shout

Here are the steps to install Slack on Debian 11 Bullseye or 10 Buster Linux using the command line terminal.
Slack is a popular Online instant messaging service application that stands for “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge”, yes, in short, “Slack”. It has been developed by the US-based company “Slack Technologies” mainly used to handle communication processes within workgroups and project teams.
Slack can also be seen as an alternative to other team messengers and project management tools such as Microsoft Teams, Stackfield, Circuit, or Rocket. Its business model corresponds to the well-known “freemium” model. That means it offers multiple plans including the free one that offers access to 10,000 of your team’s most recent messages; 1:1 voice and video calls between teammates and 10 integrations with other apps like Google Drive, Office 365, and many more.
Whereas to get more features,  small teams to big businesses to enhance productivity the users have to go for premium plans.
The steps are given below for the installation of Slack on Debian Linux will also work for Ubuntu (18.04|19.04|20.04|21.04), Linux Mint, Kali Linux, POP!OS and more…
On your Debian 11 or 10 Linux open browser and visit the Slack official website download page. There you will see the Linux package to download, click on the Debian App one.
Download Slack for Linux Debian 11 1
As we are using a browser to download the file, hence whatever we download using it by default goes into the system’s “Downloads” directory. Therefore, switch to that.
After that, you can check whether the downloaded file is there or not.
So, we have the file, now either using the APT package manager or DPKG command we can install easily the Slack app on our Debian and its based Linux distros.
If you get an error on Debian 11: 
Then install two extra packages given below:
1. Download and install – libindicator3-7
If the above link doesn’t work then get the new one from its package page.
Install it:
2. Download and install – libappindicator3-1 
You can go for other mirrors if the one given in the above command doesn’t work, from the package page.
Install it:
Now, again run the Slack Installation command and this time it will be on your Debian 11 system.
Go to all Applications and search for this app. As its icon appears, click the same to run the app.
Install Slack on Debian 11 or 10
2nd Method:
If you don’t want to go for all the above steps then use SNAP:
Restart the system and install it:
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