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How To Install XnView MP on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install XnView MP on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install XnView MP on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, XnView MP is a versatile and powerful photo viewer, image management, image resizer and is compatible with more than 500 formats. XnView MP is a general-purpose application that is used by graphics designers at personal and commercial level.

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 XnView 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.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or 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 XnView MP 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 XnView MP on Ubuntu 22.04.

  • Install XnView from the official source.

By default, XnView MP is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest XnView package installer to your Ubuntu system:

wget https://download.xnview.com/XnViewMP-linux-x64.deb

Next, run the following command to install the downloaded package:

sudo dpkg -i XnViewMP-linux-x64.deb
  • Install XnView 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 XnView using Flatpak commands:

flatpak install flathub org.filezillaproject.Filezilla

Step 3. Accessing XnView MP 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 -> XnView 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.xnview.XnViewMP

Install XnView MP on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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