How to Install and Uninstall big-cursor on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 29, 2022

This package provides some large mouse cursors for use under X. It’s useful for laptop users, for those running X at very high resolutions, and for anyone who finds it hard to see the default mouse cursors. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install big-cursor Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: big-cursor needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install big-cursor on Ubuntu 22.04

Install big-cursor Ubuntu 22.04

big-cursor 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 big-cursor using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages since it’s simple to understand, even if you’re new to Linux. Following these steps to install big-cursor 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo apt install big-cursor

Install big-cursor using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install big-cursor 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install big-cursor Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install big-cursor

Uninstall big-cursor on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a big-cursor.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove big-cursor

If you want to uninstall big-cursor and remove its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge big-cursor

Ending

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