The Nitrokey App is required for Nitrokey Pro and Nitrokey Storage only!
Nitrokey App for Linux as Snap Package
The latest Nitrokey App is available as snap package which allows us to publish updates easily.
- If you are using Arch, Debian, Fedora, or Gentoo Linux other, install snapd first.
- Install Nitrokey App: "sudo snap install nitrokey-app --devmode"
- Start Nitrokey App by pressing Alt + F2 and entering "nitrokey-app".
In case you get the error "failed to create user data directory. errmsg: Permission denied" during starting the Nitrokey App, it may because your home directory is encrypted. In this case, apply one of these fixes  .
Nitrokey App as native Distribution Package
For Ubuntu execute the following in a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nitrokey-team/ppa
sudo apt update
sudo apt install nitrokey-app
The UDEV rules are already installed as part of the packages above. You only need to install them manually if you install Nitrokey App manually.