How to install OpenRGB RGB Lighting Control on Ubuntu
OpenRGB is a free and open source RGB lighting control software for Linux and Windows. Using this you can control all supported RGB devices from a single app. You can set colors and select effect modes and save as profiles and later load this. It also comes with command-line support. One of the important feature is to connect multiple instances of OpenRGB to synchronize lighting across multiple PCs.
You can also view each device information, even control from third party software and use as headless server configuration. Currently it supports ASUS, ASRock, Corsair, G.Skill, Gigabyte, HyperX, MSI, Razer, ThermalTake, and more. For the complete list of supported hardware see the below link.
Install OpenRGB on Ubuntu
OpenRGB is available as a portable AppImage and native deb package file.
Install OpenRGB via DEB:
Download OpenRGB in native .deb file format from the above OpenRGB download link and save it in your Downloads folder. Open your terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. If needed enter your Ubuntu user password during installation.
sudo dpkg -i openrgb_0.5_amd64_88464d1.deb
Here “openrgb_0.5_amd64_88464d1.deb” is the downloaded file name.
sudo apt install -f
Now you can open from application menu.
Install OpenRGB via AppImage:
Here you need to download OpenRGB in .AppImage file format from top Download OpenRGB link and save it on your Downloads folder. After that run below commands.
sudo chmod +x ~ OpenRGB_0.5_x86_64_88464d1.AppImage
Here “OpenRGB_0.5_x86_64_88464d1.AppImage” is the Downloaded file name.