Ways to Uninstall and Install qiv on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 28, 2022

Quick Image Viewer (qiv) is a very small and pretty fast GDK/Imlib image viewer. Features include zoom, maxpect, scale down, fullscreen, brightness/contrast/gamma correction, slideshow, pan with keyboard and mouse, rotate left/right, flip, delete (move to .qiv-trash/), jump to image x, jump forward/backward x images, filename filter, and you can use qiv to set your X11-Desktop background. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install qiv Ubuntu 22.04.

Prerequisites

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older Ubuntu versions
  • Privileges: Ensure that you are able to execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install qiv on Ubuntu 22.04

Install qiv Ubuntu 22.04

qiv 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 qiv 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 qiv on your Ubuntu.

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. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install qiv Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo apt -y install qiv

Install qiv using Aptitude

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

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing it, you can now install qiv, 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 download new packages from Ubuntu. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get -y update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install qiv Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude install qiv

Uninstall qiv 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 qiv.

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

sudo apt remove --auto-remove qiv

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge qiv

Conclusion

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