214 - Wie lässt sich der LRZ Sync+Share-Client mit APT installieren (Debian/Ubuntu/Mint)?

Tested with:

  • Debian 11 / 12
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS
  • Linux Mint 21


DEB-Repository

We recommend installing the packages from our S+S Linux repository. This way the LRZ Sync+Share desktop client software (*.deb) can be installed with the package manager (e.g. apt) and kept up to date.


Setup via the command line

Administrator (root) privileges are required to run the sudo command.


Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian 11

Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian 11: First import the public key file and store it under '/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d', e.g. with the following one-liner:

wget -O- https://sasrepo.nas.lrz.de/lrz-sasrepo-signing-gpg-key-g1.asc | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/lrz-sasrepo-signing-gpg-key-g1.gpg



Debian 12

Debian 12: The ASCII format seems to be preferred:

curl -fsSL https://sasrepo.nas.lrz.de/lrz-sasrepo-signing-gpg-key-g1.asc | sudo tee /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/lrz-sasrepo-signing-gpg-key-g1.asc



Create the package source configuration file 'lrz-syncandshare.list' under '/etc/apt/sources.list.d', e.g. as follows:

echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://deb.sasrepo.nas.lrz.de/stable stable main #LRZ Sync+Share" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lrz-syncandshare.list


Reload the package sources:

sudo apt-get update


To install the LRZ Sync+Share client (package name: lrz-sync-share):

sudo apt install lrz-sync-share


Optional: Activation of test versions

The package source configuration file provides the following package branches:

  • stable : contains the recommended, current version of the LRZ Sync+Share client (default)
  • testing : contains the latest available (beta) version of the LRZ Sync+Share client (for enthusiasts)


To access the client packages under testing, modification of '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/lrz-syncandshare.list' is required as follows:

/etc/apt/sources.list.d/lrz-syncandshare.list
# deb [arch=amd64] https://deb.sasrepo.nas.lrz.de/stable stable main #LRZ Sync+Share

deb [arch=amd64] https://deb.sasrepo.nas.lrz.de/testing testing main #LRZ Sync+Share


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