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Install the WhatPulse client on Linux


You can download the AppImage file from and run the AppImage directly. For information on how to run AppImage files, see this post on

Keyboard and Mouse (Input) Permissions

You may need to download and run the script in order for WhatPulse to access your keyboard and mouse input devices. Use the below command sequence to download and run the permissions script.

sudo sh

The UI will also warning you when the input permissions are not set up correctly.

Known Limitations

All client features are available, except for a few that are limited by the confinement of the Snap and/or AppImage environment.

  • Unpulsed and application traffic is not counted.

The Snap package has been abondoned in favor of the AppImage.