How To Install Peek on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Peek on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Peek on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Peek is a software used for screen recording and for creating GIFs in Ubuntu. It is optimized for generating animated GIFs, but you can also directly record to WebM or MP4 if you prefer.

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 Peek animated Gif screen recorder 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 Peek 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 Peek on Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt install peek

You can verify the installation of Peek by checking the version of Peek using the following command below:

peek –version

Step 3. Accessing Peek 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 -> Peek or execute the command on the terminal:

peek

Install Peek on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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

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