How to Install Figma on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Figma on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Figma on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Figma is a very popular vector designing and prototyping tool. It’s a web-based tool that’s mean you just have to open a browser window to get started with your UI/UX project or any vector designing related work. It has a generous free tier that will be more than enough for most people.

Install Figma on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install software-properties-common

Step 2. Install Figma on Ubuntu system.

  • Install Figma from Snap:
sudo snap install figma-linux
  • Install Figma from GitHub:
wget https://github.com/Figma-Linux/figma-linux/releases/download/v0.7.1/figma-linux_0.7.1_amd64.deb

Now simply use the dpkg package manager to install the .deb file:

sudo dpkg -i figma-linux.deb
  • Install Figma from PPA repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chrdevs/figma
sudo apt-key adv --recv-key --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 70F3445E637983CC
sudo apt update

Now install Figma using the following command:

sudo apt install figma-linux

That’s all you need to do to install Figma on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on the Figma vector designing tools, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.