How to Install or Uninstall medcon on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 28, 2022

This project stands for Medical Image Conversion. Released under the (L)GPL, it comes with the full C-source code of the library, a flexible command line utility and a neat graphical front-end using the GTK+ toolkit. The currently supported formats are: Acr/Nema 2.0, Analyze (SPM), DICOM 3.0, InterFile 3.3 and PNG. I will show you how to install medcon on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install medcon on Ubuntu 22.04

Install medcon Ubuntu 22.04

medcon is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install medcon 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 medcon 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 fetch new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install medcon Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get -y install medcon

Install medcon 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 install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install medcon, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install medcon

Uninstall medcon on Ubuntu 22.04

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

If you installed medcon using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall medcon on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove medcon

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge medcon

Ending

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