How To Install Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux 8

Install Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Hyper terminal is built with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Electron.js, etc. It is a highly customizable and configurable Terminal, so you can easily change your Terminal appearance with different themes and also extend its functionality with plugins.

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 Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux 8. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 8.
  • 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 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 Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux 8

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install epel-release
sudo dnf install libXScrnSaver

Step 2. Installing Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux 8.

  • Method 1. Install Hyper Terminal from the official page.

By default, Hyper Terminal is not available in AlmaLinux repositories. Now we download Hyper Terminal packages installation from the official page:


Next, change the permissions of the file to make it executable:

chmod +x Hyper-3.1.3.AppImage

Then, install Hyper Terminal using the following command below:

  • Method 2. Install Hyper Terminal from GitHub.

Now download the installer from the GitHub repository using the following command:


Once done, run the following command below to install it:

sudo dnf localinstall hyper-3.1.3.x86_64.rpm

Step 3. Accessing Hyper Terminal on AlmaLinux.

Once successfully installed, you can start Hyper terminal from the Application Menu of AlmaLinux 8. Alternatively, you can search for it under the search area.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Hyper Terminal. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Hyper Terminal server on your AlmaLinux 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Hyper 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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