How to Uninstall or Install pd-boids on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 25, 2022

Boids is a bird flight and animal flock simulator. It is based on the same algorithm which was used in Jurassic Park for the herding dinosaurs. Boids takes an integer argument which is the number of boids. Each time Boids receives a bang, it calculates and outputs the new positions of the boids. The output consists of thew coordiantes for each boid, the number and type depending on the mode. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install pd-boids on Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install pd-boids on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pd-boids Ubuntu 22.04

pd-boids 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 pd-boids using APT

This is a popular method for installing any Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these instructions to install pd-boids 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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt-get install pd-boids

Install pd-boids 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 install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install pd-boids, just following these steps:

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

sudo apt-get -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install pd-boids

Uninstall pd-boids 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 pd-boids.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pd-boids

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pd-boids

Conclusion

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