Install Alacritty Terminal on Linux ARM Device

Alacritty Terminal

A fast, cross-platform, OpenGL terminal emulator

Run from Menu: Menu -> System Tools -> Alacritty
Run from Terminal: alacritty

Fortunately, Alacritty Terminal is very easy to install on your Linux ARM Device in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Linux ARM Device.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Alacritty Terminal.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest LTS of Ubuntu or Debian from your hardware manufacturer.
Alacritty Terminal will run on either an Ubuntu/Debian ARM32 OS or ARM64 OS.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Linux ARM Device with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Alacritty Terminal

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Alacritty Terminal.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Terminals category.

Now scroll down to find Alacritty Terminal in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Alacritty Terminal for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at