How To Install KDevelop on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install KDevelop on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install KDevelop on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, KDevelop is a free-to-use IDE that is Linux based. It provides editing, navigation, and debugging features for several programming languages such as C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript, and PHP, as well as integration with multiple build systems and version-control systems, using a plugin-based architecture.

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 KDevelop IDE 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.
  • 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 KDevelop 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

Step 2. Installing KDevelop on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, the KDevelop is available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of KDevelop to your Ubuntu system:

sudo apt install kdevelop

Verify the version of installed KDevelop using the following command:

kdevelop --version

Step 3. Accessing OpenToonz 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 -> KDevelop.

Install KDevelop on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed KDevelop. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the KDevelop cross-platform IDE on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official KDevelop website.

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