In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Nomacs on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Nomacs is an open-source image viewer that supports various image formats, including JPEG, PNG, BMP, and RAW image files. It is a lightweight and fast application that offers various image editing features, such as cropping, resizing, and color correction. Nomacs is available for Linux, Windows, and macOS operating systems.
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 Nomacs lightweight and fast image viewer 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 Nomacs.
- 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 Nomacs 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
Step 2. Installing Nomacs on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Nomacs is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Nomacs Personal Package Archive (PPA) to the Ubuntu system:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nomacs/stable
Next, Update the package list and install the latest version of Nomacs by running the following command in the Terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install nomacs
Step 3. Accessing Nomacs on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once the installation is complete, you can launch Nomacs from the applications menu or by running the following command in the terminal:
If you wish to uninstall Nomacs from your system, you can do so by running the following command in the terminal:
sudo apt remove nomacs
This command will remove Nomacs and all its dependencies from your system. If you want to remove any configuration files associated with Nomacs, you can run the following command after running the above command:
sudo apt purge nomacs
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Nomacs. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Nomacs image viewer on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Nomacs website.