How to Install Krita on Debian 10

Install Krita on Debian 10

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Krita on Debian 10. 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.

Krita is a professional free and open source painting program. It is built based on Qt 5 and KDE frameworks and is one of the widely used rastor graphics editors. In this tutorial, you will learn about the installation process involved with Krita on Debian 10.

Install Krita on Debian 10

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Krita on the Debian system.

We will need to add the repo to /etc/apt/sources.list file:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the following file:

deb stable main contrib non-free
deb-src stable main contrib non-free

Install the Krita package in the terminal and run the following command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install krita

Step 4. Launch Krita.

Once the package installed, next click the activities window in Debian and type the package name. Click on the icon to run the application.

That’s all you need to do to install Krita on Debian 10 Buster. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Audacity, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.