You can download GitHub Desktop for Ubuntu by following these steps:
- Go to the GitHub Desktop website: Go to https://desktop.github.com/ and click on the “Download for Ubuntu” button.
- Download the installation package: The download package will be a .deb file, which is the package format for Ubuntu-based systems.
- Install the package: Once the download is complete, open the terminal and navigate to the directory where you downloaded the package. Then install the package by running the command
sudo dpkg -i GitHubDesktop-linux-*.deb
- Start the App: You can start the application by running the command
GitHubDesktopon the terminal
It’s important to note that you may need to install some dependencies before installing the package, such as libxss1, libgconf-2-4, libnss3. You can install them via the terminal by running the command
sudo apt-get install libxss1 libgconf-2-4 libnss3
If you are facing any issues during the installation process, you can also check the GitHub Desktop documentation for Ubuntu or contact the GitHub support for further assistance.