Gnome Twitch 0.4.2 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu 18.04

Last updated: May 19, 2018

Gnome Twitch App

GTK+ Twitch application ‘Gnome Twitch’ reached the 0.4.2 release after a year of development.

Gnome Twitch 0.4.2 fixed some minor bugs. The new release fixed crashes on opening stream due to requests must be made over SSL, by using new Twitch API URL over SSL.

Install Gnome Twitch 0.4.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

For Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, you can install the new release package from the PPA (unofficial).

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Type your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If a previous version of Gnome Twitch was installed, upgrade it via Software Updater:

or run command in terminal to install (or upgrade) gnome twitch:

sudo apt-get install gnome-twitch


You can remove PPA repositories via Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

To remove the Twitch app, either use your system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove gnome-twitch


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