How to Uninstall and Install otb-qgis Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 22, 2022

ORFEO Toolbox (OTB) is distributed as an open source library of image processing algorithms. OTB is based on the medical image processing library ITK and offers particular functionalities for remote sensing image processing in general and for high spatial resolution images in particular. I will show you how to install otb-qgis on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.

Requirements to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for otb-qgis to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install otb-qgis on Ubuntu 22.04

Install otb-qgis Ubuntu 22.04

otb-qgis 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 otb-qgis 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 otb-qgis on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install otb-qgis Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get -y install otb-qgis

Install otb-qgis 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 otb-qgis, just 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: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install otb-qgis Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude -y install otb-qgis

Uninstall otb-qgis on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu is difficult? You are mistaken; Anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just otb-qgis.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove otb-qgis

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge otb-qgis

Ending

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