How To Install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, OpenToonz Animation Maker 2D App is an animation tool that is designed for cartoon-based animation. It is also utilized in creating animation for projects. With an intuitive user interface and detailed tips, it is quite beginner-friendly.

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 OpenToonz animation maker 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.

Prerequisites

  • 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 OpenToonz 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

Step 2. Installing OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, OpenToonz is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now we install OpenToonz using Snap, If the Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:

sudo apt install snapd

To install OpenToonz, simply use the following command:

sudo snap install opentoonz

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 -> OpenToonz.

Install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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

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