Ways to Install and Uninstall pd-earplug on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 25, 2022

earplug~ is a realtime binaural filter based on KEMAR impulse measurement. It allows you to spatialize a sound in realtime. It basically takes the KEMAR data set, and interpolates 366 locations where HRTF measurement exists in a spherical surface. you get azimuth control 0-360 and elevation -40 - 90. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install pd-earplug on Ubuntu 22.04.

Software Requirement

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is needed for pd-earplug to work
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install pd-earplug on Ubuntu 22.04

Install pd-earplug Ubuntu 22.04

pd-earplug is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install pd-earplug 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 pd-earplug 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 pd-earplug Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt install pd-earplug

Install pd-earplug using Aptitude

You must run this command to install Aptitude if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install aptitude

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

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 -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install pd-earplug Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install pd-earplug

Uninstall pd-earplug 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 pd-earplug using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall pd-earplug on Ubuntu by running this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove pd-earplug

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge pd-earplug

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install pd-earplug on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall pd-earplug too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.