How To Install KchmViewer 7.1.1 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, KchmViewer is a KDE application for reading chm files, written in C++ and compiled against Qt. Being desktop environment independent, it works on other DEs except KDE.

The latest version available is KchmViewer 7.1.1, which has been recently released.

In this article I will show you how to install KchmViewer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via the GetDeb repository, installing KchmViewer 7.1.1 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, get the repo’s key, update the local repository and install the vuze package.

Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install KchmViewer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu utopic-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kchmviewer

Optional, to remove kchmviewer, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove kchmviewer

How to install KchmViewer 7.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kchmviewer

Optional, to remove kchmviewer, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove kchmviewer

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