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How to install Github Desktop for Ubuntu & Debian?

danyson profile image Danyson ・1 min read

Step 1 :

Use the wget command followed by the URL of .deb file of GitHub desktop from the shiftkey Github repo. Shifykey is maintained by Brendan Forster one of the staff member of Github.

sudo wget https://github.com/shiftkey/desktop/releases/download/release-2.6.3-linux1/GitHubDesktop-linux-2.6.3-linux1.deb 
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Step 2 :

Install gdebi using the following command which helps you to install local deb packages, resolving and installing its dependencies.

sudo apt-get install gdebi-core
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Step 3 :

After installing gdebi, using gdebi install the GitHubDesktop client using the following command.

sudo gdebi GitHubDesktop-linux-2.6.3-linux1.deb
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