How To Install Peek on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Peek in Ubuntu systems.

Peek is a computer software program for Linux to create simple animated GIF file based on the GIF89a file format. A screencast is created from a user-defined screen area. Peek is optimized for generating animated GIFs, but can also directly record to WebM or MP4.

Peek is not a general purpose screencast app with extended features but rather focuses on the single task of creating small, silent screencasts of an area of the screen for creating GIF animations or silent WebM or MP4 videos.

Install Peek on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with Peek :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Peek package is available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly as follows:
sudo apt install peek -y

Access Peek

  • Yo can access Peek with the command below:
  • You can search on the system search bar by typing Peek as follows
  • Peek will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) Peek

  • Remove Peek APT Method
sudo apt autoremove peek --purge -y


That’s it


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