Getting Flatpak

Flatpak is available for the most common Linux distributions. After installing it, it is necessary to log out and in again for Flatpak apps to appear in your desktop.

Arch

A flatpak package is available in the official repositories. flatpak-git is also available in the AUR for the latest development snapshot.

Debian

A flatpak package is available in Debian Testing and newer.

For Debian Jessie, a flatpak package is available in the official backports repository.

Fedora

A flatpak package is available for Fedora 23 and newer. To install, run the following:

$ sudo dnf install flatpak

Gentoo

An unofficial overlay is available here

Mageia

A flatpak package is available in Cauldron. To install, run the following as root:

If using DNF

# dnf install flatpak

If using urpmi

# urpmi flatpak

openSUSE

A flatpak package is available for openSUSE Tumbleweed. To install, run the following:

$ sudo zypper install flatpak

Ubuntu

For Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10 a PPA is available. To install, run:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install flatpak

A flatpak package is available in Ubuntu 16.10 and newer via universe, however this is an older version, and its recommended that you use the one from the PPA.