How to Uninstall and Install dolphin-emu on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 20, 2022

Dolphin is an emulator for two recent Nintendo video game consoles: the GameCube and the Wii. It allows PC gamers to enjoy games for these two consoles in full HD (1080p) with several enhancements: compatibility with all PC controllers, turbo speed, networked multiplayer, and even more. I will show you how to install dolphin-emu on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install dolphin-emu on Ubuntu 22.04

Install dolphin-emu Ubuntu 22.04

dolphin-emu 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 dolphin-emu 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 install dolphin-emu on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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 fetch 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 dolphin-emu Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install dolphin-emu

Install dolphin-emu using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install dolphin-emu, just following these steps:

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-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install dolphin-emu

Uninstall dolphin-emu 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.

You can uninstall dolphin-emu Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove dolphin-emu

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge dolphin-emu

Summary

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