install and use appimage files on linux

Updated : Apr 29, 2020 in Tech

How to use .AppImage file on 🐧 Linux

Install / run a software package from AppImage file extension,  all you need to do is make it executable and run it. it is support all modern linux variants / distributions and provides alternative to .deb or .rpm extensions

it is like a portable version of software

Guide to use the .appimage file

  1. By default, the downloaded AppImage file won’t have the execution permission. You’ll have to change the permission on the file to make it executable

    just right click on the downloaded .appimage file and select Properties. go to the Permissions tab and check the box that says “Allow executing file as program”.

    or use below command in terminal

    chmod u+x <AppImageFile>

  2. Run the AppImage file
    just double click on it to run it

    or in Terminal

    ./filename.AppImage

🎉  That’s it your program is up and running!

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