How To Install Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Draw.io is a cross-platform graph diagramming web application sketching written in HTML5 and JavaScript that is free and open source. The service will allow us to develop drawings, graphics, and more without the need for expensive and heavy software.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo useror access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2

Step 2. Installing Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04.

  • Install Draw.io from Official Page.

By default, Draw.io Desktop App is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of Draw.io from the official page to your Ubuntu system:

curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/jgraph/drawio-desktop/releases/latest | grep browser_download_url | grep '\.deb' | cut -d '"' -f 4 | wget -i -

After the file was downloaded, now install the latest version of Draw.io using the below command:

sudo apt -f install ./drawio-amd64-*.deb
  • Install Draw.io using Snap Store.

If Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:

sudo apt install snapd

To install Draw.io, simply use the following command:

sudo snap install core
sudo snap install drawio

Step 3. Accessing Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04.

Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Draw.io or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:

drawio

Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Draw.io. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Draw.io Desktop App on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Draw.io website.

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