Hyper Beautiful and Extensible Terminal – Install Hyper on Ubuntu

Hyper is a free and open source simple but beautiful terminal application for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is based on Html, Css, TypeScript (Electron) and released under MIT license. It comes with plugin support to extend its features. Some other features are Emoji support and themes support. It also comes with and uses WebGL Renderer to speedup the rendering process. In this article we will see how to install hyper terminal app on Ubuntu linux.

Install Hyper Terminal on Ubuntu

Hyper Terminal application is available via portable AppImage and native deb package file.

Install Hyper via AppImage:

Download hyper from the below link in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder.

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Download hyper

Open your terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ hyper-3.0.2-x86_64.AppImage

Here “hyper-3.0.2-x86_64.AppImage” is downloaded file name. Change above command based on your file name.

Then run below command to run hyper.


Install Hyper via deb:

Download hyper

Download hyper in deb file format and save in your Downloads folder . And run below commands.

cd Downloads
sudo dpkg -i hyper_3.0.2_amd64.deb
sudo apt install -f

Replace “hyper_3.0.2_amd64.deb” with your downloaded file name.

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