The latest release of digital painting software Krita 4.1.7 now is available to install in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher via Snap package.
Snap is a containerized software package runs in most Linux desktop. It bundles most required libraires and auto-updates itself.
For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, the official Krita package can be easily installed via Ubuntu Software:
How to Install the Latest Krita in Ubuntu 16.04:
For Ubuntu 16.04, besides running the non-install Appimage file, run following commands one by one to install the latest Krita snap package.
1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and install the snapd daemon:
sudo apt-get install snapd
2. Then install Krita snap via command:
sudo snap install krita
To access outside of user home directory, you may add
--classic in the end of the command.
Uninstall Krita Snap package:
To remove the snap, run following command in terminal:
sudo snap remove krita