- It can also be directly used through the browser.
- It uses far less memory and energy than scratch in idle mode.
- It has excellent set of developer tools and searchable dropdowns.
- It provides native filesystem integration.
- It can run projects up to 100x faster than Scratch.
- It has many more addons and customizability options.
- It has less lag during editing of large projects.
How to Install TurboWarp on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Step 1: Prerequisites
a) You should have a running
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Server.
b) You should have
root access to run privileged commands.
c) You should have
snap utility available in your Server.
Step 2: Update Your Server
In the first step, it is highly recommended to update your System packages to the latest version by using
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade command as shown below.
cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade Hit:1 https://downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb public InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ansible/ansible/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:3 https://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease [114 kB] Get:6 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates InRelease [114 kB] Get:7 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [60.0 kB] Get:8 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-backports InRelease [108 kB] Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [93.9 kB] Get:10 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 Packages [2,325 kB] Get:11 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/multiverse amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [940 B] Get:12 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [275 kB] Get:13 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/universe amd64 Packages [1,014 kB] ..........................................................
Step 3: Check Snap Info
Before installing, you can also look at the snap details using
snap info turbowarp-desktop command as shown below. It gives some of the important information like publisher name, store-url, contact details, license and description.
cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ snap info turbowarp-desktop name: turbowarp-desktop summary: Scratch mod with a compiler to run projects faster, dark mode, a bunch of addons, and more. publisher: Thomas Weber (garbomuffin) store-url: https://snapcraft.io/turbowarp-desktop contact: email@example.com license: GPL-3.0 description: | TurboWarp is a Scratch mod with a compiler to run projects faster, dark mode for your eyes, a bunch of addons to improve the editor, and more. - Runs projects up to 100x faster than Scratch - Uses significantly less memory and energy than Scratch when idle - Dark mode - Developer tools, searchable dropdowns, onion skinning - Many more addons and customizability options - Native filesystem integration - Less lag when editing large projects - Optional support for interpolation, 60 FPS, high quality pen, infinite clones - Backpack - and more ......................................................
Step 4: Install TurboWarp
In the next step, you can install TurboWarp from Snap Store by using
sudo snap install turbowarp-desktop command as shown below.
cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ sudo snap install turbowarp-desktop turbowarp-desktop 1.6.1 from Thomas Weber (garbomuffin) installed
Step 5: Launch TurboWarp
After successful installation, you need to go to
Desktop and click on
Activities. Then search
turbowarp in the search box as shown below. Once the application shows up, click on it to open.
Once it opens, it should show like below. It is now ready for your use.
Step 6: Uninstall TurboWarp
If you are done using TurboWarp then you can also choose to uninstall it from the system by using
sudo snap remove turbowarp-desktop command as shown below.
cyberithub@ubuntu:~$ sudo snap remove turbowarp-desktop turbowarp-desktop removed