How to Install or Uninstall kchmviewer on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

KchmViewer is a chm (MS HTML help file format) viewer, written in C++. Unlike most existing CHM viewers for Unix, it uses Trolltech Qt widget library, and does not depend on KDE or GNOME. However, it may be compiled with full KDE support, including KDE widgets and KIO/KHTML. I will show you how to install kchmviewer on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Prerequisites to install

  • Operating system: kchmviewer needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install kchmviewer on Ubuntu 22.04

Install kchmviewer Ubuntu 22.04

kchmviewer 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 kchmviewer using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux beginner. Following these steps to get kchmviewer on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: 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 kchmviewer Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get install kchmviewer

Install kchmviewer using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install kchmviewer 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install kchmviewer Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install kchmviewer

Uninstall kchmviewer on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

If you installed kchmviewer using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall kchmviewer on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove kchmviewer

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge kchmviewer

Conclusion

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