How to Install or Uninstall virt-p2v on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 14, 2022

Virt-p2v is a GUI interface to convert a physical machine to run as virtual machine on KVM. In this tutorial, I will show you ways to install virt-p2v Ubuntu 22.04.

Requirements

  • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Verify that you can execute the sudo commands line.

Prerequisites to install virt-p2v on Ubuntu 22.04

Install virt-p2v Ubuntu 22.04

virt-p2v 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 you believe is simple and easy to follow.

Install virt-p2v 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 get virt-p2v 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. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt -y update

Step 2: Install the package on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can now install virt-p2v Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get -y install virt-p2v

Install virt-p2v 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-get install aptitude

Then, you can now install virt-p2v, 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. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Opening the terminal and executing this Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install virt-p2v Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and executing it.

sudo aptitude install virt-p2v

Uninstall virt-p2v 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 virt-p2v.

You can uninstall virt-p2v on Ubuntu by running this command if you installed it using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove virt-p2v

To uninstall virt-p2v and remove its data and dependencies, you can also use the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge virt-p2v

Summary

In this tutorial, I showed you ways to install virt-p2v on Ubuntu 22.04 and ways to uninstall virt-p2v too. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require any assistance. I’m delighted to respond to them.