A tutorial for creating an Ubuntu Linux Flutter app

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

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

Introduction

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

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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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