Installing on Linux (DEB)

Tectia Client for Debian GNU/Linux is supplied in Debian (DEB) binary packages for Ubuntu and Debian running on the 64-bit x86-64 architecture.

The Tectia installation bundle contains the DEB installation files and the license file.

To install Tectia Client on Debian Linux, follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the relevant installation bundle according to your license type:

    • Commercial Tectia Quantum Safe Edition License:

    • Commercial License:

    • Evaluation:


    In the package names, <version> corresponds to the release version and build number, for example

  2. Unpack the downloaded tar package.

  3. Select the installation packages. Two packages are always required: one for the common components of Tectia Client and Server, and one for the specific components of Tectia Client.

  4. Install the packages with root privileges:

    # dpkg -i ssh-tectia-common-<version>_linux-x86_64.deb
    # dpkg -i ssh-tectia-client-<version>_linux-x86_64.deb
  5. Copy the license file to the /etc/ssh2/licenses directory. (This is not necessary in "third-digit" maintenance updates.)