Installing on Linux

There are multiple checkra1n builds for different combinations of operating systems and architectures. Find out what's best for your system!

On Debian-based distros (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, etc.)

The recommended installation method on Debian based systems is our APT repo. This allows for easy updates and management of the checkra1n app.

Using the repo

  1. Add our APT repo: echo "deb https://assets.checkra.in/debian /" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
  2. Add our public key: sudo apt-key adv --fetch-keys https://assets.checkra.in/debian/archive.key
  3. sudo apt update
  4. Install the checkra1n package

On other ditributions

checkra1n is also available on other linux distributions.

CLI builds are available for x86_64, arm, arm64 and i486 CPU types. Just download the latest binary for your CPU, and run the CLI.