Downloading KVIrcs nightly source or binaries

wodim edited this page Nov 20, 2017 · 11 revisions

Prebuilt binaries

OS Details
img-windows Windows nightlies
img-ubuntu KVIrc Official PPA
img-debian deb jessie main
img-debian deb stretch main
img-debian deb buster main
img-debian deb sid main

Windows Appveyor artifacts instructions

  1. Visit Appveyor Artifacts
  2. Select the build you're interested in. You can choose between debug and release builds, both 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x86_64).
  3. Click on the Artifacts tab located on the right.
  4. Click on the installer to download it.
    File link looks like e.g. KVIrc-4.9.2-dev-git-7162-g5d1b8667f-x86_64.exe (with diff build nr/hash)

Ubuntu instructions

  • Add the ppa to your system update and install.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kvirc/kvirc
$ apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kvirc

Note: ppa provides nightly builds for 14.04 LTS, 15.10 and 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu and variants.
Earlier or newer versions require manual compilation for nightly source at this time.

Debian instructions

  • Edit your /etc/apt/sources.list
$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
  • Add the link above for your current release e.g.
deb codename main
  • Save and close sources.list and run the following commands:
$ wget -O - | apt-key add -
$ apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kvirc

Source downloads

Via Git

$ git clone

Via tarball

$ wget
Compiling: notes and information

If your preferred OS is not listed above, refer to the Linux INSTALL or OS X INSTALL files for compilations instructions.

Alternatively if you are familiar with source code packaging and providing / maintaining repositories for your preferred distro(s), you could instead help us extend the availability list above.