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Installation Guide

On this page we summarize the main installation options. For more details see the main page of the repository.

Depending on your operation system you mainly have the following options to install Xournal++ on your device.

Windows

  • Install the latest stable release (currently version 1.0.18) from the releases page
  • Install the latest unstable release (automated nightly build) from the releases page
  • Bulid the latest development version (currently version 1.1.0+dev) from source as described on this wiki page

MacOS

  • Install the latest stable release (currently version 1.0.18) from the releases page
  • Install the latest unstable release (automated nightly build) from the releases page
  • Bulid the latest development version (currently version 1.1.0+dev) from source as described on this wiki page

Linux

Options for all/most distros

The following options are available on _most major Linux distros.

  • Install the FlatPak (currently version 1.0.18) from the official FlatHub release
  • Install the AppImage (latest stable release, currently 1.0.18) from the releases page
  • Install the Snap Package (currently version 1.0.16) from the SnapCraft release. This package is unofficial and unmaintained!
  • Bulid the latest development version (currently version 1.1.0+dev) from source as described on this wiki page

Options for specific distros (potentially preferable)

On specific Linux distros you have the following extra options:

Ubuntu and derivatives

  • Install the latest unstable nightly release from the following ppa

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:andreasbutti/xournalpp-master
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install xournalpp
    

    which you can easily upgrade via sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

  • Install the latest stable release from the following unofficial ppa

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apandada1/xournalpp-stable
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install xournalpp
    
  • Install the latest stable release (currently version 1.0.18) from the releases page

  • Install the latest unstable release (automated nightly build) from the releases page

Debian Buster

  • Install the latest stable release (currently version 1.0.18) from the releases page
  • Install the latest unstable release (automated nightly build) from the releases page

Fedora

Install the latest stable release via

dnf install xournalpp

openSuse

Install the latest stable release via

zypper in xournalpp

Solus

Install the latest stable release via

sudo eopkg it xournalpp

Arch

Install the latest stable release from the extra repository via

pacman -S xournalpp