In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Mirage on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, Mirage is a fast and simple GTK+ image viewer. Mirage is ideal for users who wish to keep their computers lean while still having a clean image viewer. It is an excellent option to consider.
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 Mirage image viewer on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 10 or Debian 11.
- 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).
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 Mirage on Debian 11 Bullseye
Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Mirage Image Viewer on Debian 11.
By default, Mirage is available on Debian 11 base repository. So, now run the following command below to install the last version of the Mirage package to your Debian system:
sudo apt install mirage
Step 3. Accessing Mirage on Debian Linux.
Once successfully installed, the Mirage application can be launched either from the command line by typing
mirage or by clicking on its icon in the Applications menu.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Mirage. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Mirage on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Mirage website.