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How to Install Krita on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

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

Krita is a free and open-source raster graphics editor designed primarily for digital painting and 2D animation. The software runs on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and Chrome OS, and features an OpenGL-accelerated canvas, colour management support, an advanced brush engine, non-destructive layers and masks, group-based layer management, vector artwork support, and switchable customization profiles.

Install Krita on Ubuntu

Follow the steps below to get started with Krita:

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Also make sure the dependencies below are installed.
sudo apt install -y apt-transport-https software-properties-common
  • Krita package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via APT PPA method by importing and installing the PPA as follows:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa -y
  • Execute an APT update to reflect the newly imported PPA.
sudo apt update -y
  • Now install the application
sudo apt install krita -y
  • Translations are also available as follows.
sudo apt install krita-l10n -y

Access Krita

  • Access Krita through the command line by running the command
krita
  • Also you can search on the system search bar by typing Krita as follows
  • Krita will open as shown below
Krita Ubuntu
Loading Krita

How to Remove (Uninstall) Krita on Ubuntu

  • Remove Krita with APT Remove Method:
sudo apt autoremove krita krita-l10n -y
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:kritalime/ppa -y

Install Krita -Conclusion

That’s it

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