Ways to Install and Uninstall trackballs Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: August 24, 2022

Trackballs is a simple game similar to the classical game Marble Madness on the Amiga in the 80’s. By steering a marble ball through a labyrinth filled with vicious hammers, pools of acid and other obstacles the player collects points. When the ball reaches the destination it continues at the next, more difficult level - unless the time runs out. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install trackballs on Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: trackballs needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Make sure you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install trackballs on Ubuntu 22.04

Install trackballs Ubuntu 22.04

trackballs 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 trackballs using APT

This is one of the popular ways to install any Ubuntu packages because it is simple to understand, even if you are a Linux novice. Following these instructions to get trackballs 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt install trackballs

Install trackballs using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. You must run this command to install it if you haven’t already done so on Ubuntu.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

After installing, you can now install trackballs, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

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

sudo aptitude -y install trackballs

Uninstall trackballs on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever considered how challenging it might be to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You’re wrong, anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a trackballs.

If you installed trackballs using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall trackballs on Ubuntu by executing this command

sudo apt remove --auto-remove trackballs

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge trackballs

Conclusion

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