How To Install Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Fotoxx on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Fotoxx is a free, open-source program for basic image editing. Is about a GTK application with which we can also organize and manage a large collection of images, optimize photos and perform batch operations. Unlike other image editors, Fotoxx has app menus in the left pane with the ability to toggle file view, and edit photos. While providing many functions to meet the needs of serious photographers, it remains fast and easy to use.

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 Fotoxx image editor on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint or elementary OS.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

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

Step 2. Installing Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04.

  • Install Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04 via the default repository.

By default, Fotoxx is available on Ubuntu 20.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install Fotoxx on your Ubuntu system:

sudo apt install fotoxx
  • Install Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04 via PPA.

Now run the following command to add the PPA to our system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xtradeb/apps

Then, update apt packages and install Fotoxx using the following command:

sudo apt install fotoxx

Step 3. Accessing Fotoxx on Ubuntu.

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


Install Fotoxx on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Fotoxx. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Fotoxx image editing and collection management on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Fotoxx website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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