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Command-line interface for installing Debian packages via GitHub releases

Project description

Debi provides a quick and easy way to install Debian packages provided via GitHub releases.

Here’s some programs you can install using Debi:

  • Atom
  • Brave
  • Keeweb
  • Webtorrent Desktop


  • Finds the latest release of project and install it.
  • Caches every downloaded releases so you don’t have to download them twice.
  • Supports multiple release channels: stable (by default) and beta (--beta).
  • Supports multiple architectures: 32-bits (--thirtytwo) and 64-bits (by default).


$ debi --help

  Installing Debian packages via GitHub releases.

  --beta        Install the beta version of the package
  --thirtytwo   Install the 32-bits version (instead of the 64-bits)
  --help        Show this message and exit.
$ debi atom atom
Finding the latest release for atom/atom
Installing atom v1.18.0
✔ Successfully installed!
$ debi atom atom --beta
Finding the latest release for atom/atom
Installing atom v1.19.0-beta4
✔ Successfully installed!

By default, Debi will look for the 64-bits version (based on the name of the release). If you want to install the 32-bits version instead, add the flag --thirtytwo.

$ debi webtorrent webtorrent-desktop --thirtytwo
Finding the latest release for webtorrent/webtorrent-desktop
Installing webtorrent-desktop v0.18.0
✔ Successfully installed!


$ pip install debi


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