Installation on Linux

The AliveColors image editor runs on Windows, Mac, Linux (64-bit). See the supported operating systems.

Below you will find instructions on how to install AliveColors on Linux.

AliveColors installers are available for several Linux distributions:

► DEB package: Debian/Ubuntu

► RPM package: Red Hat/CentOS/Fedora

► openSUSE

 

Installation on Debian-based systems:

  1. Run the terminal.
  2. Create a directory to store keys:
    sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/keyrings
  3. Download the key that signed the repository:
    curl -fsSL https://akvis.com/akvis.gpg | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/akvis.gpg >/dev/null
    or wget -O - https://akvis.com/akvis.gpg | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/akvis.gpg >/dev/null
  4. Add the repository to the list where the system looks for packages to install:
    echo 'deb [arch-=i386 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/akvis.gpg] https://akvis-deb.sfo2.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com akvis non-free' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/akvis.list
  5. Update the list of known packages:
    sudo apt-get update
  6. Install the AliveColors image editor:
    sudo apt-get install alivecolors

    Agree to download and install required packages (qt-akvis, akvis-alivecolors-bin, akvis-alivecolors-presets, akvis-alivecolors-framepack, akvis-hdrfactory-akf, akvis-makeup-akf, akvis-natureart-akf, akvis-smartmask-akf).

  7. The installation is completed.

    Launch the image editor via the terminal or using the program shortcut.

  8. For automatic updates, use the command:
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    To remove the image editor:
    sudo apt-get remove alivecolors --autoremove

 

Installation on RPM-based systems (CentOS, RHEL, Fedora):

  1. Run the terminal.
  2. Register the key that signed the repository:
    sudo rpm --import https://akvis.com/akvis.asc
  3. Add the repository to the system:
    sudo wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/akvis.repo https://akvis.com/akvis.repo
  4. Update the package list:

    when using the dnf package manager:
    sudo dnf update

    when using the yum package manager:
    sudo yum update

  5. Install AliveColors:

    when using the dnf package manager:
    sudo dnf install alivecolors

    when using the yum package manager:
    sudo yum install alivecolors

  6. The installation is completed.

    Launch the image editor via the terminal or using the program shortcut.

  7. For automatic updates:

    when using the dnf package manager:
    sudo dnf upgrade

    when using the yum package manager:
    sudo yum upgrade

  8. To remove the image editor:

    when using the dnf package manager:
    sudo dnf remove alivecolors

    when using the yum package manager:
    sudo yum remove alivecolors

 

Installation on openSUSE.

  1. Run the terminal.
  2. Login as a root user.
  3. Add the key that signed the repository:
    rpm --import http://akvis.com/akvis.asc
  4. Add the repository to the system:
    zypper ar -r https://akvis.com/akvis.repo akvis
  5. Update the package list:
    zypper ref
  6. Install AliveColors:
    zypper install alivecolors
  7. The installation is completed.

    Launch the image editor via the terminal or using the program shortcut.

  8. For automatic updates:
    zypper update

    To remove the image editor:
    zypper remove alivecolors

 

In order to display the program interface correctly, it is recommended to install the Compton or Picom composite manager.