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Hermes Messenger

Unofficial Fb Messenger app for linux smartphone Source


Hermes Messenger is a unofficial Gtk WebKit Facebook messenger app made for linux smartphone (eg: librem 5, pinephone). It's based on the Web version of Fb messenger with some hacks to run properly on a smartphone screen.



Original repo was removed, URLs were updated to a fork of a still existing fork. Rewrite to GTK WebKit is in progress, check releases to download prebuilt packages.

Project links:


Mobile Fit: 5

Perfect - this app fits your phone screen just fine out of the box and works nicely with touch input!

Project status: archived

This project has been archived by its maintainers. It might still work for you, but you won't get any help if something is wrong.


Build and install your own flatpak: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/linuxphoneapps/HermesMessenger/master/com.github.mrbn100ful.hermesmessenger.json

If you're lucky*, you can install this app by just hitting this button:


* You need to have an appstream:// handler, e.g., GNOME Software or KDE Discover, installed and the app needs to be available in a configured software repository, more details.

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Licensing and technical details

License: GPL-3.0-or-later Metadata: CC0-1.0

Frameworks: Electron

Programming languages: C Python

Build system: meson

AppStream Metadata URL: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/linuxphoneapps/HermesMessenger/master/data/com.github.mrbn100ful.hermesmessenger.appdata.xml.in