How To Install qView on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install qView on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install qView on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, qView is a lightweight image viewer designed with minimalism and practicality in mind. Despite being so light and having a minimalist graphical interface, it is not lacking in features such as rotating, flipping, zooming, and opening images from a URL, and recent images, or from another location. qView is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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 qView 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.

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 qView 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 qView on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, the qView is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the qView PPA repository to your Ubuntu system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jurplel/qview

After the repository is enabled, now install the latest version of qView using the below command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install qview

Step 3. Accessing qView 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 -> qView.

Install qView on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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

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