Ways to Uninstall and Install higan on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: September 3, 2022

higan is an emulator for systems from Nintendo (SNES, NES, Gameboy, Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advance), Sega (Master System, Game Gear), NEC (PC Engine, SuperGrafx) and Bandai (WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color). It was formerly called bsnes and the SNES emulation is especially complete and polished. I will show you how to install higan on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements

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

Prerequisites to install higan on Ubuntu 22.04

Install higan Ubuntu 22.04

higan 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 higan 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 higan 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install higan Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install higan

Install higan using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

After installing aptitude, you can now install higan, 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install higan Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install higan

Uninstall higan 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 higan, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove higan

You can also execute this command if you want to uninstall higan and remove its data and dependencies:

sudo apt autoremove --purge higan

Conclusion

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