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AppImages are a type of cross-distribution package format, that need not be installed in order to be run. This tag should be used for questions related to creating or running AppImages on Ubuntu.

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Add appimage to favourite apps

I'm trying to add unityhub to my favorites. I have created my .desktop file as follows: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Terminal=false Exec=/home/garrett/Unity/Hub/...
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Cannot integrate AppImage with appimagelauncher in Kubuntu 20.04

Newbie here. I am in need to integrate software released in AppImage form to my Kubuntu 20.04 system. For that I always used appimagelauncher, which worked like a charm until when I tried to integrate ...
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AppImages won't open on Ubuntu 22.04

First of all, I have given it permissions to execute. I have installed libfuse2. Still won't open. I should mention that I have another machine with Ubuntu 22.04 where they open fine. Not sure how ...
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Appimage on Ubuntu 22.04

I cannot run any appimage on Ubuntu 22.04. Of course I went to the propriety and put the flag on "run as executable" but once i double click on it nothing happen. I tried 3 appimages but ...
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How to add AppImages to Taskbar and Applications list

I have downloaded a few App Images that work better than their electron counterpart- however, I would like to add them to my list of applications that can be accessed from Show Applications. I would ...
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Executable app pcloud

I have problem installing pcloud on ubuntu 22.04. As usuall, any any other distro or previous ubuntus, I'dd download the pcloud file, (application/vnd.appimage), and right click on the file, go to ...
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AppImages will not open Ubuntu 22.04 (Development Branch) [closed]

I just started using the Development branch of Ubuntu 22.04 (jammy) and I think it's great! The only problem is AppImage won't seem to open. I've tried opening it, and it has no prompts or anything, (...
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How to open .AppImage file [duplicate]

Since installing Ubuntu 20.04, I've had a lot of trouble managing packages. With my most recent attempt to use Flatpak, I lost some apps I had before. To reinstall them, I wanted to start with my ...
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Creating an .appImage : how can one run a binary from a .desktop file?

When you build an AppImage, the AppImage actually runs the file inside (or more often a locally installed program) via a .desktop file that the .AppImage also has inside. What I'm trying to run isn't ...
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steps to create an AppImage

often run into this issue with documentation where the documentation is trying to be as exhaustive as possible and as such make the simplest use case impossible to unearth. https://docs.appimage.org/...
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After extracting an AppImage and making some changes how to build the AppImage again?

I have downloaded a software as an AppImage then I have extracted it as follows: ./softwareName.AppImage --appimage-extract # The result is a directory: squashfs-root I have made some changes to the ...
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Cannot start AppImage on GNOME Desktop, but able to run with command line

I recently found that I cannot start AppImage when using GNOME with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. None of double clicking and right-click → Open worked. I changed the file's permissions to 777 and also made it ...
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How do I pin a program installed as an appimage to favorites? [duplicate]

In my Ubuntu 20.04 I have downloaded an Appimage file and run it, and it runs without any problem. However, I cannot find an icon for the program and I cannot pin it in my favorites bar. Also when I ...
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Appimage won't run

I ran so many of these options and not a single one helped. I just can't seem to run appimages on Ubuntu 20.04. Nothing would happen if try running the app, sometimes it would just give me an error. ...
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Error running AppImage "fusermount: mount failed: Operation not permitted" on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to run an AppImage executable file. However, I see the following error message when I run it: $ jetbrains-toolbox fusermount: mount failed: Operation not permitted Cannot mount AppImage, ...
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What is the best way of automaticaly integrating .AppImages with Gnome? [duplicate]

Or should it be done at all? My current workflow is downloading the .AppImages to a repository (~/Applications) and run them from the command line, I would like to integrate the .AppImages with gnome, ...
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Can't run an AppImage on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm not able to run AppImages on my Ubuntu 20.04. All the permissions are ok (see pic 1) and I have tried the terminal too (see pic 2). The messages in the terminal are dlopen(): error loading libfuse....
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How can I create an AppImage of Wine?

So I want to package WINE as an AppImage using appimage-builder. First, I wonder if someone already did this, and yes, here, but it's outdated. I want to make one myself. Next, I look on the Github ...
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How to download AppImage ? what are the alternative of AppImage and Snapcraft? [duplicate]

i can't find clear steps to install Krita using AppImage. How to download AppImage? Snapcraft in Ubuntu is not showing some software that i want to download. what are the alternative of AppImage and ...
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How do i give an appimage access to my microphone?

I'm trying to give Chiaki my microphone to allow my friends to hear me when we go into ps4 chat. it seems there is no setting inside of Chiaki to enable a microphone. any help is appreciated. Here is ...
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Etcher appimage not working in Ubuntu20.04

Doubling clicking the appimage did not work so I tried the following commands chmod +x .appimage sudo ./.appimage but it gives me the error dlopen(): error loading libfuse.so.2 AppImages require ...
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How do I uninstall the Lite edition of AppImageLauncher?

I installed the Lite edition of AppImageLauncher on Lubuntu 21.04 and now I want to uninstall it. However, I don't know how to. These are the steps I took to install it: Go here. Download the Lite ...
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Failed to register AppImage in system via libappimage - how to fix?

I have just installed AppImageLauncher on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with MATE using this official deb-package. Then I set it up using AppImageLauncherSettings - set Location where to store your AppImage ...
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How to associate an appimage to a file type in Ubuntu 20.04 + [duplicate]

Was using Ubuntu 20.04 till a couple of days ago where I upgraded to 20.10 to resolve some issues. Recently I updated from LibreOffice 6 to LO7 as I needed Digital Signature Certificates to work. ...
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I'm trying to run an AppImage on multipass, but it won't open a window

I recently downloaded an App Image onto multipass and was hoping to run it, but when I did the terminal did this: ubuntu@multipass1~$./appimage.appimage ubuntu@multipass1~$ Nothing happened, no ...
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How can I integrate AppImages into my Kubuntu 20.10 system?

I have downloaded an AppImage for Logseq. I am having to open Dolphin each time I want to launch the app, which is becoming a real friction point. What's the recommended way to integrate it into my ...
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Appimages integration [duplicate]

I have download Scrivener Appimage on Ubuntu 20.04 but it not integrate on the menu using Appimage Launcher. What’s the problem? Settings on the launcher or the application? Hope for some help Thanks ...
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I happend to chmod 755 my whole /usr/ dir [duplicate]

I happend to change my whole /usr/ dir files to -rwxr-xr-x with command "sudo chmod 775 -R /usr/" now I firguire out that some special binary files like "su" "chkpaswd"...
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Downloaded .AppImage files won't run

I have tried to download several applications from .AppImage files but none have run yet. I follow the procedure to open permissions and check the files as executable but when I click on them to ...
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How can I create desktop entry for an AppImage?

I want to create desktop entry for Inkscape AppImage. I'm having some issues because I don't have all MimeTypes or an clear idea about running that kind of app on desktop entry. Does anyone knows how ...
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can't double-click to run appimage

Ubuntu Studio 20.10 (Plasma). When I try to double-click either of the two appimage files I use, I get a "For security reasons, launching executables is not allowed in this context" window. ...
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Identifying appimage program names for devilspie

I am trying to figure out how to identify a name for my appimage for use with my devilspie startup setup I have simply used program names to setup devilspie so I must be missing something as the ...
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How to install/run an AppImage on Lubuntu [duplicate]

I installed an AppImage on my laptop with Lubuntu 18.04.5 but I can't get it to run. When I click on the "properties" tab of the AppImage, I can't see the setting that says "Allow ...
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How to install the LibreWolf Browser (incl. DRM support)?

There is a newer browser, called LibreWolf, an independent fork of Firefox, with the primary goals of privacy, security and user freedom. It is the community run successor to LibreFox. LibreWolf uses ...
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Cannot run OpenShot: libpango-1.0.so.0: undefined symbol: g_list_model_get_n_items

I have downloaded OpenShot v2.5.1 (the latest version as of today), in the form of x86_64 AppImage. My system: Operating System: Kubuntu 20.10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.19.5 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.74.0 ...
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Watched app make Lubuntu 18.04 stuck

I tried installing watched app (download from here) I ran below code: chmod +x WATCHED-1.0.8.AppImage ./WATCHED-1.0.8.AppImage When the app appears, my Lubuntu 18.04 LTS stuck and I don't know why. ...
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Getting a "zenity, kdialog, Xdialog missing" Error when trying to run an appimage

I am trying to run the EdexUI app image https://github.com/GitSquared/edex-ui/releases After making it into an executable I try to run it but it gives me the following error: zenity, kdialog, Xdialog ...
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How to make Dash recognise an AppImage as a runnable program? [duplicate]

I downloaded an AppImage and set it's permissions to execute. When I start typing it's name in Dash and click on it, the containing folder is opened rather than the AppImage is run. How can I make it ...
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Registering AppImage within a system

I am trying to add AppImage to a Start Menu under the category Utilities but it gets put under Lost & Found. When I change the category from Utilities to RandomCatName it still gets put under Lost ...
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Add AppImage to Applications menu (20.04)

I have downloaded an AppImage (Balena Etcher). It works fine and I want to add it to the 'Show Applications' menu so that I don't have to navigate to its folder each time I want to use it. I have ...
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Joplin app requires two clicks in dash to open

I've installed Joplin via an AppImage. When I click the app in the dash, it takes two clicks for it to open. Once it's opened, if I close it and reopen it, it only takes one click. I'm not sure why it'...
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Can't run AppImage on desktop by doubleclicking or clicking "Open"

New linux user, currently running on Ubuntu 20.04. Double-clicking an AppImage file on desktop or using "right click > Open" does nothing and doesn't display any errors either, however ...
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how to upgrade nextcloud client on ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

I have upgraded from ubuntu 16 LTS to 18 to 20 recently. Works nicely. My version is Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Now my nextcloud client lets me know it needs an update with a pop-up. When I follow the pop-up ...
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"Add To favorites" does not works with appImages [duplicate]

I noticed that applications distributed as 'appimage' when run, they did not present the "add to favorites" in the command bar, when you right click on the icon. Why? Is there an alternative?...
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Install App Image such as beaker browser and pin it to dock (favorites) in Ubuntu 20.04?

To Clarify: install https://beakerbrowser.com/install/ how to add to launcher? how to pin app to dock? The last two things do not work. The app does not apear any where, you need to launch manually ...
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How can I permit an AppImage to access screen sharing feature?

I've been using Gap messenger for a while and when I want to use the screen sharing option, the app says "not permitted!" and I don't know how to permit an AppImage to use this option. here ...
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Is it possible to add the option "add to favorite" into a context menu of an Appimage file on 20.04?

I wonder if it possible under 20.04, to modify the context menu of a launched appimage application to add "add to favorites" choice? The complete .desktop which is quite short is: [Desktop Entry] ...
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Ubuntu 20.04, appimage in dock adds a new instance upon launch [duplicate]

I got 3 appimage I'd like to launch via the Ubuntu dock on 20.04. I've manage to add them to the dock, with the correct icons I've downloaded apart. I'm sure it is possible to find the icon in the ...
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How can I make an AppImage show for all local users in the applications listing?

This question is similar to: kdenlive appimage file: how to get it to show in list of applications However, I want to install my AppImages for ALL users on the computer (it's a family laptop), not ...
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How can I examine the files inside an Appimage?

From what I've read, an Appimage file is a compressed application along with all of its resources, and when run it is auto-mounted and then executed. I want to inspect the resources and files inside ...
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