Ways to Uninstall or Install gdf-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

GDF (General Dataformat for Biosignals) is intended to provide a generic storage for biosignals, such as EEG, ECG, MEG etc. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install gdf-tools Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install gdf-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install gdf-tools Ubuntu 22.04

gdf-tools 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 gdf-tools 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 gdf-tools on your Ubuntu.

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

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install gdf-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get -y install gdf-tools

Install gdf-tools 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 that, you can now install gdf-tools by 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 update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install gdf-tools Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install gdf-tools

Uninstall gdf-tools 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 gdf-tools.

If you installed gdf-tools using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall gdf-tools on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove gdf-tools

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge gdf-tools

Ending

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