How to Install and Uninstall pcb-lesstif on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 22, 2022

PCB is an interactive printed circuit board editor for the X11 window system. PCB includes a rats nest feature, design rule checking, and can provide industry standard RS-274-X (Gerber), NC drill, and centroid data (X-Y data) output for use in the board fabrication and assembly process. PCB offers high end features such as an autorouter and trace optimizer which can tremendously reduce layout time. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install pcb-lesstif Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites to install

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install pcb-lesstif on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pcb-lesstif Ubuntu 22.04

pcb-lesstif 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install pcb-lesstif using APT

This is one of the most popular methods for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to get pcb-lesstif on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt install pcb-lesstif

Install pcb-lesstif using Aptitude

Aptitude allows users to view a list of available packages and manage package installation, upgrade, and removal. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install pcb-lesstif, 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install pcb-lesstif Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo aptitude install pcb-lesstif

Uninstall pcb-lesstif 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.

This command can be used to uninstall pcb-lesstif from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pcb-lesstif

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pcb-lesstif

Summary

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