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How to Install Shopify CLI on Ubuntu/Linuxmint/Debian

To install Shopify CLI on Linux debian based disros like Ubuntu, Linuxmint, Debian, xubuntu etc, you can follow all terminal commands from below, please make sure have privilege to install apps/software on your system.

Check versions of tools required to install Shopify CLI

ruby -v
git --version
ngrok --version
shopify version
gem list

Update your system first

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y

Shopify cli is a Ruby gem that you can install if you already have Ruby 2.7.x preinstalled on your system but you don’t have it, you can install it. You should also have git preinstalled and nodejs is also required if you are going to build shopify nodejs app.

Install Ruby First

To install stable version of Ruby, run the following command

sudo apt install ruby

Then git

sudo apt install git

Finally install Shopify CLI gem

gem install shopify-cli

If you are going to build Shopify app then you also need ngrok otherwise you would not able to run the shopify app server

To run shopify app server, install ngrok

First you need to create an ngrok account and then install ngrok and add ngrok token to your app to run your shopify app server.

sudo apt install ngrok