How to install OpenRGB RGB lighting control on Ubuntu

OpenRGB is a free open source RGB lighting control software for Linux and Windows. It allows you to control all supported RGB devices from a single app. You can set the color, select the effect mode, save it as a profile, or load it later. It also comes with command line support. One of the important features is to connect multiple instances of OpenRGB and synchronize the lighting between multiple PCs.

You can also view information about each device, control it from third-party software, or use it as a headless server configuration. Currently, it supports ASUS, ASRock, Corsair, G.Skill, Gigabyte, HyperX, MSI, Razer, ThermalTake and more. See the links below for a complete list of supported hardware.

OpenRGB compatible device

Install OpenRGB on Ubuntu

OpenRGB is available as a portable AppImage and native deb package file.

Download OpenRGB

Install OpenRGB via DEB.

Download OpenRGB in the native .deb file format from the OpenRGB download link above and save it in your download folder. Open the terminal app (ctrl + alt + t) and execute the following commands one by one. If necessary, enter the Ubuntu user password during the installation.

cd Downloads
sudo dpkg -i openrgb_0.5_amd64_88464d1.deb

Here, “openrgb_0.5_amd64_88464d1.deb” is the name of the downloaded file.

sudo apt install -f

You can now open it from the application menu.

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Install OpenRGB via AppImage.

Here, OpenRGB in .AppImage file format at the top[OpenRGBのダウンロード]You need to download it from the link and save it in the download folder. Then execute the following command.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ OpenRGB_0.5_x86_64_88464d1.AppImage

Here, “OpenRGB_0.5_x86_64_88464d1.AppImage” is the downloaded file name.

that’s it.

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