Install Alacritty Terminal on Nvidia Jetson
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 Nvidia Jetson in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nvidia Jetson.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Alacritty Terminal.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Nvidia Jetpack for your specific Jetson (Jetson TX1, Jetson Nano, Jetson TX2, Jetson Xavier, or Jetson Orin).
Alacritty Terminal will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nvidia Jetson with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
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 https://pi-apps.io