Helper application for Linux distributions serving as a kind of "entry point" for running and integrating AppImages (by TheAssassin)

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  • Getting it to run on Linux | 2021-01-18
  • Signal AppImage for Linux | 2021-01-14
    For reference, what whatatita is talking about is at:

    ;) | 2021-01-14
    I posted this above, but at least for me, this project seems to do the trick:

    I did use AUR in a terminal to install it on my system, however. ;) | 2021-01-14
    This solves this problem for me quite well:

    It asks whether an AppImage should be integrated (with .desktop files, etc.) upon launching one and does everything automatically, even on my system running Arch+i3 where I except little to work automatically.

  • DMG for Linux
    Also, use AppImageLauncher.. it will make your life easier. | 2021-01-12
    This should fix your issue with AppImages:
  • Appimages | 2021-01-13
    There seem to be more than one solution to integrate AppImage with the desktop and still somehow a work in progress. The original version of appimaged is deprecated for a newer version written in go. There is also AppImageLauncher, which is not entirely the same as appimaged, but maybe does what you need. Docs:
  • i am trying to install the ''unity game engine'' on linux mint. i downloaded it from the unity website and it gave me this file (image 1) then when i tried running it this error messege popped up (image 2) can anyone help me with that ? | 2021-01-07
    I am just noting that if you use Appimages, I recommend installing this:
  • Any Tips For Plexamp For Linux A Firstclass | 2020-12-31
    Download AppImageLauncher here:
  • Hello guys I want to download unity on my laptop which runs Ubuntu but in the official website
    If you want to install it and have it appear in file browser etc you will unfortunately AppImageLauncher or similar software that can take the AppImage and install it nicely.


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TheAssassin/AppImageLauncher is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.