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How to Install Geeqie on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install Geeqie on Ubuntu systems.

Geeqie is a free software image viewer and image organiser program for Unix-like operating systems, which includes Linux-based systems and Apple’s OS X. It was first released in March 2010, having been created as a fork of GQview, which appeared to have ceased development. It uses the GTK toolkit. In September 2015, development was moved from SourceForge to GitHub.

Install Geeqie on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with Geeqie :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Geeqie package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly as follows:
sudo apt install geeqie -y
Install Geeqie Ubuntu
Install Geeqie Ubuntu

Install Geeqie-Flatpak method

NOTE: Also you can install Geeqie with Flatpak

Flatpak, formerly known as xdg-app, is a utility for software deployment and package management for Linux. It is advertised as offering a sandbox environment in which users can run application software in isolation from the rest of the system.

  • So install the Flatpak manager with running the following command:
sudo apt install flatpak -y
  • Enable Flatpak using the following command
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
  • Install Geeqie using the following flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub org.geeqie.Geeqie -y
Install Geeqie Ubuntu

Access Geeqie

  • You can search on the system search bar by typing Geeqie as follows
  • Alternatively, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below:
flatpak run org.geeqie.Geeqie
  • Geeqie will be launched as shown below

So now start to access any of your images with Geeqie.. Enjoy!!

How to Remove (Uninstall) Geeqie

  • Remove Geeqie APT Method
sudo apt autoremove geeqie --purge -y
  • Remove Geeqie with Flatpak Remove Method:
flatpak uninstall --delete-data org.geeqie.Geeqie
flatpak remove --unused

Install Geeqie -Conclusion

That’s it

Thanks.

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