In this tutorial, we will show you how to install RawTherapee on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, RawTherapee is an open-source, powerful application that is used to edit and process raw photos. RawTherapee enables users to process their raw images taken from the camera to clearer and sharper images. It is also used to convert the raw photos captured from digital cameras by professional photographers into different viewable image formats.
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 RawTherapee 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.
- 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 RawTherapee 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 RawTherapee on Ubuntu 22.04.
- Install RawTherapee APT Default Ubuntu repository.
By default, RawTherapee is available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now install the latest stable version of RawTherapee to your system using the following command:
sudo apt install rawtherapee-data
- Install RawTherapee on Ubuntu 22.04 using Flatpak.
Before starting this tutorial, Flatpak must be installed on your server. If you do not have Flatpak installed, you can follow our guide here.
Now run the following command below to install the latest stable version of RawTherapee using Flatpak commands:
flatpak install flathub com.rawtherapee.RawTherapee
Step 3. Accessing RawTherapee 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 -> RawTherapee or execute the command on the terminal:
In addition, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below from a terminal instance:
flatpak run com.rawtherapee.RawTherapee
Congratulations! You have successfully installed RawTherapee. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing RawTherapee on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official RawTherapee website.