In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Hiri Email Client on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Hiri is the best email client for Managers on Windows, macOS, and Linux. It allows us to have email, calendar, contacts, and tasks. Hiri is not free to use; however, you can enjoy 7 days trial period. Once the trial period is expired, you need to buy the Hiri subscription to keep using it.
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 through the step-by-step installation of the Hiri Email Client 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.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues
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 Hiri Email Client 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 Snap Package Manager.
Snap Package Manager is available in the default software repository of Ubuntu. If the Snap is not installed on your system, now open the command line terminal and issue the following command:
sudo apt install snapd
After successful installation of the Snap command, you can check its installed version by using:
Step 3. Installing Hiri Email Client on Ubuntu 20.04.
By default, Hiri is not available Ubuntu 20.04 base repository. Now run the following command to install Hiri to your Ubuntu system via Snap packages manager:
sudo snap install hiri
Step 4. Accessing Hiri on Ubuntu.
Once successfully installed, now go to Applications and you will find the Hiri icon, click on it to run or you can start the Hiri desktop email client using the below command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Hiri. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Hiri Email Client on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Hiri website.