A tutorial for creating an Ubuntu Linux Flutter app

Jun 17, 2021 00:00 · 114 words · 1 minute read Flutter


A tutorial for creating an Ubuntu Linux Flutter app, using the yaru theme.


What you’ll learn

  • Setting up a Flutter development environment in Ubuntu

  • Building a Flutter app for the Linux desktop, using the yaru theme

  • Using json-server as a local backend to store data

What you’ll build


Set up your Flutter environment

Install Flutter on Ubuntu and enable flutter Linux desktop support

sudo snap install flutter
flutter channel beta
flutter upgrade
flutter config --enable-linux-desktop

Install and setup Visual Studio Code

To install VS Code in Ubuntu fire up a terminal and run the following command:

sudo snap install code --classic

Launch VS Code Quick Open (Ctrl+P), paste the following command …

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