How to Install or Uninstall avr-evtd on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 21, 2022

avr-evtd is a simple and small user space interface to the Linkstation AVR micro-controller. It doesn’t have a lot of special features, but it’s main task is to provide ‘keep-alive’ messages to the Linkstation’s on-board AVR device. In this guide, I will show you how to install avr-evtd on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

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

Prerequisites to install avr-evtd on Ubuntu 22.04

Install avr-evtd Ubuntu 22.04

avr-evtd is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install avr-evtd using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get avr-evtd on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: 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, you can install avr-evtd Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt -y install avr-evtd

Install avr-evtd using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install avr-evtd by following these steps:

Step 1: The APT package repository cache needs to be updated before you try to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install avr-evtd Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install avr-evtd

Uninstall avr-evtd 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.

You can uninstall avr-evtd on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove avr-evtd

If you want to uninstall avr-evtd and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge avr-evtd


In this guide, I showed you ways to install avr-evtd on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall avr-evtd too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require assistance. I’m delighted to respond.