How to Install or Uninstall aprsdigi Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 1, 2022

Aprsdigi is a specialized Amateur Packet Radio (AX.25) UI-frame digipeater for the Automatic Position Reporting Systems, APRS(tm). It uses the Linux kernel AX.25 network stack as well as the SOCK_PACKET facility to listen for packets on one or more radio interfaces (ports) and repeat those packets – with several possible modifications – on the same or other interfaces. Aprsdigi can also use the Internet to tunnel connections among other APRS digipeaters and nodes using IPv4 or IPv6 UDP unicast or multicast. I will show you how to install aprsdigi on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for aprsdigi to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install aprsdigi on Ubuntu 22.04

Install aprsdigi Ubuntu 22.04

aprsdigi is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you how to install it in various ways. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install aprsdigi using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to install aprsdigi on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install aprsdigi Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install aprsdigi

Install aprsdigi using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install aprsdigi, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install aprsdigi Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install aprsdigi

Uninstall aprsdigi on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

If you installed aprsdigi using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall aprsdigi on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove aprsdigi

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall aprsdigi and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge aprsdigi

Ending

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install aprsdigi on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall aprsdigi too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.