How to Install or Uninstall libvips-tools Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 25, 2022

VIPS is an image processing system designed with efficiency in mind. It is good with large images (ones that larger than the amount of RAM in your machine), and for working with colour. It can perform many image manipulation tasks much faster than other packages such as ImageMagick and the GIMP and includes some special features such as creating single “mosaic” images from multiple parts. In this guide, I will show you ways to install libvips-tools Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

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

Prerequisites to install libvips-tools on Ubuntu 22.04

Install libvips-tools Ubuntu 22.04

libvips-tools 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 libvips-tools 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 instructions to install libvips-tools 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 the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install libvips-tools Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install libvips-tools

Install libvips-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 done so, run this command to install it.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install libvips-tools, 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 -y update

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

sudo aptitude install libvips-tools

Uninstall libvips-tools 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 libvips-tools using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall libvips-tools on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove libvips-tools

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge libvips-tools

Ending

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