flatpak-build-bundle(1) Create a single-file bundle from a local repository


flatpak build-bundle [OPTION...] LOCATION FILENAME NAME [BRANCH]


Creates a single-file named FILENAME for the application (or runtime) named NAME in the repository at LOCATION. If a BRANCH is specified, this branch of the application is used.

The format of the bundle file is that of an ostree static delta (against an empty base) with some flatpak specific metadata for the application icons and appdata.


The following options are understood:

-h, --help

Show help options and exit.


Export a runtime instead of an application.


The arch to create a bundle for.


The URL for the repository from which the application can be updated. Installing the bundle will automatically configure a remote for this URL.


Add the GPG key from FILE (use - for stdin).


GPG Homedir to use when looking for keyrings.


Export to an OCI image instead of a Flatpak bundle.

-v, --verbose

Print debug information during command processing.


Print version information and exit.