How to download and use the AppImage package
AppImage packages are availble for Linux users who want to use a version newer than the one available in their Software Center.
They offer the most recent release including all the latest fixes and are generated daily straight from the stable branch of our source code.
You will need to:
Download the package file from the binary factory to a location of choice.
Try opening the file directly from that location simply by double-clicking it. If that doesn’t work, continue with the next steps.
Open a terminal program (e.g. Konsole) and execute these commands, each followed by pressing the Enter/Return key:
Change into the directory where you downloaded the file, e.g.:
Make the file executable:
chmod +x name-of-downloaded-file
And execute it with:
- The dot and the slash are important!
For the more adventurous Linux users, the nightly AppImage packages with the latest development testing changes are also available.