How to create an updatable AppImage?


#1

I’m trying to make an AppImage that could be updated thanks to AppImageUpdate, but I can’t figure out how.
If someone has any links or examples to demonstrate the process that will be highly appreciated!
Thanks


#2

How are you making your AppImage?

If you are following the example at https://github.com/probonopd/linuxdeployqt/#using-linuxdeployqt-with-travis-ci then the needed update information is automagically going to be embedded into your AppImage.

If you are using appimagetool manually, you need to supply the correct update information string in the -u parameter manually. The format for update information strings is described at https://github.com/AppImage/AppImageSpec/blob/master/draft.md#update-information.

Can you post a link to your AppImage and the script that produces it, then we can give you a concrete command line.