How to Install and Uninstall byzanz Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 27, 2022

Byzanz is a desktop recorder and command line tool allowing you to record your current desktop or parts of it to an animated GIF, Ogg Theora, Flash or WebM. This is especially useful for publishing on the web. I will show you how to install byzanz on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install byzanz on Ubuntu 22.04

Install byzanz Ubuntu 22.04

byzanz 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 byzanz 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 install byzanz on your Ubuntu.

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 update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install byzanz Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install byzanz

Install byzanz using Aptitude

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

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install byzanz by following these steps:

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install byzanz Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install byzanz

Uninstall byzanz on Ubuntu 22.04

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

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove byzanz

To uninstall byzanz and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge byzanz

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install byzanz on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall byzanz too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.