Ways to Install and Uninstall cura on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 23, 2022

Cura converts digital 3D models (.stl and other formats) into printing instructions (G-code) for your 3D printer. It cuts the model into horizontal slices (layers), generates toolpaths to fill them and calculates the amount of material to be extruded. In this guide, I will show you ways to install cura Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for cura to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install cura on Ubuntu 22.04

Install cura Ubuntu 22.04

cura 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 cura 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 instructions to get cura on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Update the APT database to fetch 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. After updating, you can install cura Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt install cura

Install cura 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 install aptitude

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

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

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install cura Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install cura

Uninstall cura on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a cura, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove cura

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge cura

Ending

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