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Bitmask for GNU/Linux. Version 0.10.0

Standalone Bundles

Download (64 bit)

The signature can be verified using LEAP’s archive signing key. You can browse the downloads, including release candidates.

If you want to try the latest code, you can download the latest bundle that is built automatically for every change.


For Ubuntu stable (17.10, Artful):

sudo apt install wget 
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb release artful" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitmask.list'
wget -O /tmp/leap-archive-signing-keys.asc
sha256sum /tmp/leap-archive-signing-keys.asc

The latest command will output a checksum that you need to compare with this one: 940aed61f2bd9db8246c4855a2239a7ed5b847894de89e25bebb163055f85da9 Please only proceed if the checksums are identical !

sudo apt-key add /tmp/leap-archive-signing-keys.asc
sudo apt update && sudo apt install bitmask

For Debian stable (9.0, Stretch):

You need to enable stretch-backports to install the latest leap-archive-keyring package (skip this step if you already have stretch-backports enabled):

sudo echo "deb stretch-backports main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stretch-backports.list
sudo apt update && sudo apt install -t stretch-backports leap-archive-keyring
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb release stretch" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitmask.list'
sudo apt update && sudo apt install bitmask

For Debian testing and Ubuntu next release (18.04, Bionic):

sudo apt install leap-archive-keyring lsb-release
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb release $(lsb_release -sc)" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitmask.list'
sudo apt update && sudo apt install bitmask

Read more about our different repositories for deb packages.


If none of the above methods works for you, you can try to install via pip or from source, or get in contact with us if you want to package Bitmask for some other distribution.