How to Install or Uninstall dia-shapes on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 25, 2022

Dia is an editor for diagrams, graphs, charts etc. There is support for UML static structure diagrams (class diagrams), Entity-Relationship diagrams, network diagrams and much more. Diagrams can be exported to postscript and many other formats. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install dia-shapes Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: dia-shapes needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install dia-shapes on Ubuntu 22.04

Install dia-shapes Ubuntu 22.04

dia-shapes 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 dia-shapes 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 instructions to install dia-shapes on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. 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 dia-shapes Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get install dia-shapes

Install dia-shapes using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install dia-shapes, just 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. Launch the terminal and enter 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 dia-shapes Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install dia-shapes

Uninstall dia-shapes on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just dia-shapes.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove dia-shapes

If you want to uninstall dia-shapes and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge dia-shapes

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install dia-shapes on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall dia-shapes too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require assistance. I’m delighted to respond.