How To Install FreeTube on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
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 FreeTube 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.
- 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.
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for FreeTube.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
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 FreeTube 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 software-properties-common libc6 libstdc++6
Step 2. Installing FreeTube on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, FreeTube is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of the FreeTube package from the official page to your Ubuntu system:
After the download of the DEB package file is finished, we will be able to start installation using the following command in the terminal:
sudo apt install ./freetube_*_amd64.deb
Step 3. Accessing FreeTube 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 -> FreeTube or execute the command on the terminal:
You can search for videos, watch videos, and customize the layout and theme according to your preference.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed FreeTube. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the FreeTube on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official FreeTube website.