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Use package managers

You can use the package manager provided by your OS or other package managers to install CP Editor.

Packaging status

Packaging status

Some of the packages are officially maintained while most of them are maintained by the community.

However, at present, CP Editor is not available in many package repositories. Package maintainers can contact us if any help is needed. For example, we may add some scripts in our CI/CD workflow.

Here are a few guidelines to install the packages.


You can use Snapcraft to install cpeditor , which is available on most Linux distros.

There are two channels available: latest/stable and latest/edge.

Due to technical reasons, it was published using classic confinement, so you’ll need the --classic option to install it.

To install the latest stable version: sudo snap install cpeditor --classic

To install the latest alpha version: sudo snap install cpeditor --classic --channel=latest/edge


If you are using Arch Linux , it’s recommended to install CP Editor via AUR . AUR usually also works on Arch-based distros like Manjaro, but it sometimes fails due to reasons like different main repositories.

There are two AUR packages for CP Editor: cpeditor for the stable version and cpeditor-git for the alpha version.

If you are unfamiliar with AUR, it’s recommended to install paru and use paru -S cpeditor to install. You can also read the wiki on how to manually install an AUR package or AUR helpers .

After the installation, you’ll be able to run CP Editor by cpeditor in your terminal or launch from the start menu like other apps.