Linux Installation

    Currently we ship a Linux desktop application in two formats: Flatpak , and AppImage .


    Flatpak gives an isolated and bundled way of running Headlamp, with decoupled runtime updates (besides other benefits ).

    You need to make sure that Flatpak is installed in your Linux distro.

    For installing Headlamp as a Flatpak, follow the instructions in its Flathub page .

    For running it, just launch it as usually in your Linux desktop, or run:

    flatpak run io.kinvolk.Headlamp


    Headlamp can be used as an AppImage by downloading and running it directly.

    To download, choose the latest AppImage file from the releases page . You can then run it by doing: