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How To Install XnView MP on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this post you will learn How To Install XnView MP on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

XnView is an image organizer and general-purpose file manager used for viewing, converting, organizing and editing raster images, as well as general purpose file management. It comes with built-in hex inspection, batch renaming and screen capture tools. It is licensed as freeware for private, educational and non-profit uses. For other uses, it is licensed as commercial software.

Install XnView MP on Ubuntu with downloading latest package

Follow the steps below to get started with XnView MP:

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • XnView MP package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via downloading the latest XnView package installer to your Ubuntu system:
wget https://download.xnview.com/XnViewMP-linux-x64.deb
  • Install the downloaded package with dpkg command as follows:
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sudo dpkg -i XnViewMP-linux-x64.deb

The Flatpak method

NOTE: Also you can install XnView MP 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 the app using the following flatpak command.
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flatpak install flathub com.xnview.XnViewMP

Access XnView MP 

  • So, you can search on the system search bar by typing XnView MP  as follows
  • Alternatively, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below:
flatpak run com.xnview.XnViewMP
  • XnView MP  will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) XnView MP 

  • Remove XnView with Flatpak Remove Method:
flatpak uninstall --delete-data flathub com.xnview.XnViewMP
flatpak remove --unused

Conclusion

So, that’s it

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