How to Uninstall and Install vdr-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

Video Disk Recorder (VDR) is a digital sat-receiver program using Linux and DVB technologies. It allows one to record MPEG2 streams, as well as output the stream to TV. It is also possible to watch DVDs (hardware accelerated) with some comfort and use an IR remote control. I will show you how to install vdr-dev on Ubuntu 22.04 in this guide.

Prerequisites to install

  • Operating system: vdr-dev needs Ubuntu 22.04 to work
  • Privileges: Check that you can run sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install vdr-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

Install vdr-dev Ubuntu 22.04

vdr-dev 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 vdr-dev 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 steps to install vdr-dev 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 -y update

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

sudo apt-get install vdr-dev

Install vdr-dev using Aptitude

With Aptitude, users can view a list of available packages and manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages. If you didn’t install it on Ubuntu, you need to install it by executing this command.

sudo apt -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install vdr-dev, 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. Opening the terminal and executing the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo aptitude -y install vdr-dev

Uninstall vdr-dev on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought that uninstalling an application from Ubuntu might be challenging? You’re wrong; any program, not just a vdr-dev, can be easily uninstalled by anyone.

You can uninstall vdr-dev on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove vdr-dev

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

sudo apt autoremove --purge vdr-dev

Conclusion

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