How to Install and Uninstall dahdi-dkms Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 11, 2022

DAHDI (formerly Zaptel) is an interface for telephony devices used by e.g. the Asterisk PBX software. The dahdi-* packages provide the kernel DAHDI kernel modules and their required setup environment. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install dahdi-dkms on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install dahdi-dkms on Ubuntu 22.04

Install dahdi-dkms Ubuntu 22.04

dahdi-dkms is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install dahdi-dkms 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 steps to install dahdi-dkms 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install dahdi-dkms Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install dahdi-dkms

Install dahdi-dkms using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After that, you can now install dahdi-dkms, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting 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 -y update

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

sudo aptitude install dahdi-dkms

Uninstall dahdi-dkms 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 dahdi-dkms.

If you installed dahdi-dkms using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall dahdi-dkms on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove dahdi-dkms

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge dahdi-dkms

Summary

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