How to install electerm on Ubuntu – Terminal, file manager, ssh, sftp client

Electerm is a free and open source Terminal, ssh, sftp client for Linux, MacOS and Windows. You can use this as a terminal app, File manager, ssh client and sftp client. It is released under MIT license and it is based on electron framework, ssh2, node-pty, xterm, antd and subx library. It comes with serial port and quick command support. You can edit remote and local files with the build in editor. Some other features are sync support, Zmodem(rz, sz) support and proxy support.

Install electerm on Ubuntu:

You can install electerm via snap and deb file package on Ubuntu. In your terminal (ctrl+alt+t) run this code to install it via snappy package manager.

sudo snap install electerm

If needed enter your Ubuntu user password to confirm the electerm installation. After the successful installation of electerm on Ubuntu, run this below command to start it.


Install electerm via deb:

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It is also available as deb package file format. First download electerm in a .deb file format from the below electerm download link and save in your Downloads folder.

Download electerm

Then navigate your Downloads folder.

cd Downloads

Then run this command.

sudo dpkg -i electerm-1.3.8-linux-amd64.deb

You can chanage above command based on your downloaded file name. Then run this

sudo apt-get install -f
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