Install Caprine on Nvidia Jetson
Caprine is an unofficial and privacy focused Facebook Messenger app with many useful features.
Built with Electron, Caprine features a Dark mode, keyboard shortcuts, ability to toggle last seen/typing indicators, work chat support, code blocks, custom text size, and an interface that adapts to resizing windows.
Caprine is a third-party app and is not affiliated with Facebook.
To run: Menu -> Internet -> Caprine
To run in a terminal: /opt/Caprine/caprine
Fortunately, Caprine 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 Caprine.
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).
Caprine 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
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Caprine.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Internet category, which leads to the Communication category.
Now scroll down to find Caprine in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Caprine for you!