How to Install and Uninstall eviacam Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 9, 2022

Enable Viacam (aka eViacam) is a mouse replacement program that moves the pointer tracking the user’s head movements. It works on a standard computer equipped with a “webcam”. No additional hardware is required. Based on the award winning Facial Mouse. I will show you how to install eviacam on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Software Requirement

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install eviacam on Ubuntu 22.04

Install eviacam Ubuntu 22.04

eviacam 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 eviacam 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 get eviacam on your Ubuntu.

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 update

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

sudo apt install eviacam

Install eviacam 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 that, you can now install eviacam, 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install eviacam Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install eviacam

Uninstall eviacam 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 eviacam, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove eviacam

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge eviacam

Conclusion

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