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FLATPAK INFO(1) flatpak info FLATPAK INFO(1)


flatpak-info - Show information about an installed application or runtime


flatpak info [OPTION...] NAME [BRANCH]


Show info about an installed application or runtime.

By default, the output is formatted in a friendly format. If you specify any of the --show-... or --file-access options, the output is instead formatted in a machine-readable format.

By default, both per-user and system-wide installations are queried. Use the --user, --system or --installation options to change this.


The following options are understood:

-h, --help

Show help options and exit.

-u, --user

Query per-user installations.


Query the default system-wide installation.


Query a system-wide installation by NAME among those defined in /etc/flatpak/installations.d/. Using --installation=default is equivalent to using --system.


Query for this architecture. See flatpak --supported-arches for architectures supported by the host.

-r, --show-ref

Show the installed ref.

-o, --show-origin

Show the remote the ref is installed from.

-c, --show-commit

Show the installed commit id.

-s, --show-size

Show the installed size.

-m, --show-metadata

Show the metadata.


Show the runtime.


Show the SDK.

-M, --show-permissions

Show the permissions.


Show the level of access to the given path.

-e, --show-extensions

Show the matching extensions.

-l, --show-location

Show the on-disk location of the app or runtime. See the examples below.

-v, --verbose

Print debug information during command processing.


Print OSTree debug information during command processing.


$ flatpak info org.gnome.Builder//master

$ tree `flatpak info -l org.gnome.Builder//master`/files


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