How to Uninstall and Install tsdecrypt Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 8, 2022

tsdecrypt reads incoming MPEG transport stream over UDP/RTP and then decrypts it using libdvbcsa and keys obtained from OSCAM or similar cam server. tsdecrypt communicates with CAM server using cs378x (camd35 over tcp) protocol or newcamd protocol. In this guide, I will show you ways to install tsdecrypt Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Make sure that you can run the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install tsdecrypt on Ubuntu 22.04

Install tsdecrypt Ubuntu 22.04

tsdecrypt 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 tsdecrypt 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 steps to get tsdecrypt on your Ubuntu 22.04.

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. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install tsdecrypt Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo apt-get install tsdecrypt

Install tsdecrypt using Aptitude

If you haven’t already installed Aptitude on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt install aptitude

After that, you can now install tsdecrypt, 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 -y update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating, you can install tsdecrypt Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install tsdecrypt

Uninstall tsdecrypt 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 tsdecrypt using APT or Aptitude, you could uninstall tsdecrypt on Ubuntu by following this step:

sudo apt remove --auto-remove tsdecrypt

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge tsdecrypt

Ending

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