Meet the app-get - An AppImages Manager via Command Line

Manage your AppImages in a practical way and through the terminal.

Meet the app-get - An AppImages Manager via Command Line

AppImages manager via command line


git clone up-app-get
cd up-app-get
./INSTALL && source ~/.bashrc
cd .. && rm -rf up-app-get/


usage: app-get [options] [package]

    ---list            Lists all available packages
    --nocolor          Disable colors
    --update           Checks and updates this program
    --info [package]   Describes data for an available package
    --remove [package] Removes the informed package
    -h,--help          Show this content
    -v,--version       Show version

  Example, install qbittorrent: $ app-get qbittorrent


If you want to add a new package to the project, follow these steps:

  1. Fork the project
  2. Clone your fork
git clone[YOUR_USER]/app-get up-app-get
  1. Edit the lib/apps.list file
vim up-app-get/lib/apps.list
  1. This file has data separated by spaces per line. And each field has a certain information:
command name category version Architecture AppImage link website icon/.desktop automatic
application command name (usually with capital letters) Category based on .desktop Program version 64 or 32 AppImage link, use only the official project link, preferably from a Git repository Inform the official website of the program If when you run AppImage for the first time and it opens a box asking if you want to create the .desktop and the icon automatically, check true, but after testing it on your machine, it does not generate and is not automatically available from Dash your system, check false

Example for the FooBar program:

foobar FooBar Utility;Graphics 1.0 64 false

Add only those that you have tested on your machine.

  1. Add a program icon in PNG, example: foobar.png format with 256x256 resolution to the directory: data/icons/hicolor/256x256
  2. Submit a Pull Request

Report bugs


git clone up-app-get
cd up-app-get
./INSTALL remove


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