Ways to Uninstall and Install ooo-thumbnailer Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 27, 2022

ooo-thumbnailer is a lightweight OpenOffice.org document thumbnailer that can be used by Nautilus to create thumbnails for your documents, spreadsheets, presentations and drawings. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install ooo-thumbnailer on Ubuntu 22.04.


  • OS: ooo-thumbnailer needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install ooo-thumbnailer on Ubuntu 22.04

Install ooo-thumbnailer Ubuntu 22.04

ooo-thumbnailer 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 ooo-thumbnailer using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to get ooo-thumbnailer on your Ubuntu 22.04.

Step 1: Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get -y install ooo-thumbnailer

Install ooo-thumbnailer using Aptitude

If you didn’t install Aptitude on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt-get install aptitude

After that, you can now install ooo-thumbnailer by following these steps:

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: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install ooo-thumbnailer Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install ooo-thumbnailer

Uninstall ooo-thumbnailer 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.

You can uninstall ooo-thumbnailer on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove ooo-thumbnailer

To uninstall ooo-thumbnailer and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge ooo-thumbnailer


In this guide, I showed you ways to install ooo-thumbnailer on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall ooo-thumbnailer too. Please contact me if you require any assistance. I’d be delighted to respond.