How to use Termux App for Android : Terminal Emulator and Linux environment

Termux is an Android terminal emulator and Linux environment app that works directly with no rooting or setup required. A minimal base system is installed automatically.Additionall packages are available using the APT package manager.

Developer: Fredrik Fornwall 

Download link: screenshot_20161231-080757



Steps and Instructions :

1.Download Termux app and install it.Open Termux and wait for its complete installation.screenshot_20161231-080835

2.Now, for first time you need to use this command (as shown in screenshot):

 apt update screenshot_20161231-081205

3.Now,we can use  apt command.To know how to use apt , click on Help in Termux app  (Long press in Termux Terminal window will bring menu )


4.To get list of available packages,use this command:

apt list screenshot_20161231-083450

5.To install any package,say python ,use this command:

apt install python screenshot_20161231-081311


5.To search any package,say python. Use this command:

apt search python screenshot_20161231-081311

6.To remove/uninstall a package,say python , use this command:

apt remove python

7.To see installed packages, use this command:

apt list –installed Screenshot_20161231-090507.png

I hope this post will be useful to Android users who want to use Terminal with Linux environment on Android  without need of rooting their phone.

Thanks to my family and friends.




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