is it possible (and how?) to install AppCenter Apps (like Quilter or Agenda) via command line? sudo apt install doesn't work for me...

Thanks, Carlos

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sudo apt install name-of-package is the right way to do it.

One way to go about this is to double-check that you are giving the right package name.

You can look for the desired package/app with: apt search name-of-package

If that doesn't work for you then reply with the error that you are getting in terminal.


  • This is the right answer. Most apps made for elementary have a weird and long name (such as io.github.blablabla) so it's not so straight-forward to guess the name of the package. For example, Quilter is called com.github.lainsce.quilter
    – Maccer
    Sep 7, 2018 at 13:03

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