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Termux is a Free and Open-source Terminal Emulator which allows you to work under a Linux environment on Android or IOS Phones. It contains a built-in package manager that enables you to download and set up numerous testing and development apps across your phones. Using its package manager, it automatically installs the base system and certain additional programs. The majority of commands work in Termux, it also includes the zsh and tcsh shells and bash as default.

Install Termux on Android

Note: Since November 2022, the Google Playstore has refused to accept updates from Termux, so downloading Termux from there won’t work. So, here’s how you can download Termux as a Third-Party App.

Step 1. Go to the following link.

Landing Page

 

Step 2. Swipe down then click on Download APK.

Download APK

 

Step 3. After completion of the download, simply click on it to install it.

Downloaded Termux

 

Step 4. Now open the Termux app. After installing a few bootstrap packages, you will get the Termux Welcome Screen.

Termux Welcome Screen

 

Step 5. Let us give it Storage permission by the following command.

termux-setup-storage
Storage Permission

 

Step 6. A popup will now appear asking for permission to give access to the storage; click Allow.

Allow storage permission

 

Demonstration

1. pwd – to check the current directory

pwd

pwd

2. touch – creating blank files

touch

touch

3. ls – list files and directories

ls

ls

4. mkdir – to create a directory

mkdir

mkdir

5. cd – to travel paths

cd

cd


Last Updated : 23 Nov, 2022
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