Itch App is a free and open source itch Games launcher application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using the itch app you can itch download, install, run and manage games and software from itch.io. All of your downloads are kept in a single place and are automatically updated to the latest. It is released under MIT License.
How to Install itch App on Ubuntu Linux
Download the itch App setup file from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Open the terminal application using the ctrl+alt+t keys or via the application menu and run below commands one by one. Here “itch-setup” is the downloaded file name.
sudo chmod +x ~ itch-setup
It will install the latest itch App on your system ~/.itch folder. You can open the itch App using the show application menu. Login to your itch account and start installing games and play.
Uninstall itch App on Ubuntu Linux:
You can uninstall it using below command.
sudo ~/.itch/itch-setup --uninstall
This won’t remove your library, which resides at $HOME/.config/itch, along with any additional install locations you have added from the app.
Or you can manually remove ~/.itch and $HOME/.config/itch folders.
Install itch App via Flatpak:
First install flatpak and flathub and restart your system after the installation. After that open the terminal and run below flatpak itch App flatpak installation command.
flatpak install flathub io.itch.itch
And open itch App using below command.
flatpak run io.itch.itch
And uninstall itch App using below command.
sudo flatpak uninstall io.itch.itch