Deepin 20 is one of the most beautiful Linux desktop available. It is very comfortable to use it as my daily driver. In the following article, we will show you how to install QGIS on Deepin 20. Even the Deepin 20 is based on Ubuntu, we cannot use the the Ubuntu repository mentioned in QGIS website. Fortunately, with a little extra steps, we can easily install and run QGIS on Deepin 20.
Steps to Install QGIS on Depin 20
Below, you will learn how to install QGIS on Deepin 20 using Flatpak. Flatpak is a simple and eassy way to install application on Linux system. First, we need to install Flatpak on Deepin 20.
Step 1. Install Flatpak on Deepin 20
Open Terminal and then use this command to install Flatpak.
sudo apt install flatpak
And then followed by this command to install Flatpak software plugin
sudo apt install gnome-software-plugin-flatpak
Finally, this command is used to add the Flathub repository
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
Reboot your system afterward.
Step 2. Install QGIS via Flatpak
From the Terminal, use this command to install the latest QGIS on Deepin 20
flatpak install --from https://flathub.org/repo/appstream/org.qgis.qgis.flatpakref
Now you can start using QGIS from the Deepin application menu. Enjoy QGIS and start making maps. If you need QGIS tutorials, you can check my other blog.