Note: fest is not function and not currently in active development.
You might be interested in its fork Fractal as an alternative.
An in-progress GTK+ 3 Matrix chat client.
Available under the terms of the GNU GPL version 3 or later. See
The easiest way to install Rust nightly is with rustup:
rustup install nightly
If you are using Debian or Ubuntu you will need to install
libgtk-3-dev in order
to compile Fest. You can install it using
sudo apt install libgtk-3-dev
How to Run
First, clone the repository:
git clone https://github.com/fest-im/fest
Then run with Cargo:
cd fest cargo +nightly run
Chat with us at #fest-im:matrix.org.
Issues or pull requests can be filed on the GitHub tracker.