Ways to Install and Uninstall cthumb on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

cthumb allows you to create themable web picture albums, i.e. collections of digital pictures, with small thumbnails of your pictures and with captions. In addition, it optionally allows you to have several views of the collection of pictures. An album is composed of a series of pages, each composed of a collection of pictures. For each page (and each picture), you can have several annotations per picture. cthumb will generate several versions of the page, for each annotation type. In this guide, I will show you ways to install cthumb Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements to install

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install cthumb on Ubuntu 22.04

Install cthumb Ubuntu 22.04

cthumb 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 that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install cthumb using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages since it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these steps to get cthumb on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Update the APT database to fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install cthumb Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt -y install cthumb

Install cthumb 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 -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install cthumb 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. Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install cthumb

Uninstall cthumb 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.

This command can be used to uninstall cthumb from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove cthumb

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge cthumb


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