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If you want to install openZIM and Kiwix package on Ubuntu (and Debian), you can use the '''Personal Package Archive'''. Just follow these commands from the console of Ubuntu[[File:Ubuntu.png|12px]].
The Kiwix Personal Package Archive (PPA) allows you to get the latest version of Kiwix and openZIM software on your Ubuntu system. Currently the following packages are available: <code>libzim-dev</code>, <code>libkiwix-dev</code>. It builds packages for Ubuntu <code>eoan</code>, <code>focal</code> and <code>groovy</code> on the <code>amd64</code>, <code>arm64</code>, and <code>armhf</code> architectures.
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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kiwixteam/kiwix
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kiwix

First, add the PPA to your system:<syntaxhighlight lang="bash">
user@server:/# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kiwixteam/release
Kiwix lets you access free knowledge – even offline. Store Wikipedia or any website on your mobile phone or computer, easily. See
This PPA contains stable releases  of Kiwix and openZIM software.
More info:
Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.
</syntaxhighlight>If the add-apt-repository command isn't found (it should be installed by default on most Ubuntu systems), you need to install it with <code>sudo apt install software-properties-common</code>.
Then, install whatever package you want in the standard apt way: <code>sudo apt install <package></code>.
Browse the [ list of available packages and their versions].
== Development PPA ==
A second PPA contains bleeding-edge packages built from the master development branch of each repository is also available. The usage instructions are mostly the same, just enable the repository with: <code>sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kiwixteam/dev</code>.
It may take up to an hour for packages to be build and published in the dev PPA. Browse the [ list of available packages and their versions].
For pull requests not yet merged into master, packages can be downloaded as artifacts from CI.
== See also ==
== See also ==

* [ Detailed Documentation in German]
* [ Detailed Documentation in German]


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